LUCY PETRY New Bio (FINAL DRAFT 8.31.22 )

LUCY PETRY

TAX ATTORNEY

Lucy Petry has established a reputation as a leading source of tax advice within the tax industry for her reliability, dependability, and innovation.

Highlights of Mrs. Petry’s career include: working over 20 years in both business and public accounting matters; carrying on the IRS VITA program for more than 20 years; and establishing her own tax law firm where she has been able to save taxpayers millions.

Mrs. Petry teaches two graduate courses: Taxation of Business Entities and Individual Taxation at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, and previously taught the income tax clinic at South Texas College of Law Houston.

HOUSTON

P (713) 859-8000

F (844) 663-4484

E lucy.pety@petrylawfirm.com

PRACTICE AREAS

Tax

Tax & Business Consulting

Tax Controversy

BAR ADMISSIONS

Texas

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States Tax Court

Supreme Court of Texas

OTHER ADMISSIONS

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

EDUCATION

Georgetown Law, Taxation LL.M., 2022

South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D., 2016

University of St. Thomas Houston, M.B.A., 2008

University of St. Thomas Houston, B.B.A., 2004

AWARDS

Houston Top Lawyer (2022)

Texas Bar College (2015-2022)

IRS Recognition for 20 Years of Service, Internal Revenue Service (2021)

Super Lawyers Award (2021)

Houston’s Top Lawyers Award (2020)

Top Lawyers Award (2020)

Mentorship Award, University of St. Thomas (2020)

Pro Bono Awards, South Texas College of Law Houston (2015)

Pro Bono Awards, State Bar of Texas (2015)

Texas Bar College (2015)

RECENT LECTURES, PANELS, AND ARTICLES

Petry, Lucy, “Business Deductions That Are Specific to Attorneys,” 2021.

Petry, Lucy, “9 Mistakes to Avoid If You Are Facing an IRS Tax Audit,” 2021.

Petry, Lucy, “10 Things You Can Do to Save on Taxes before the end of the Year,” 2018.

Petry, Lucy, “Tax Hacks to Reduce Your Business’s Tax Liabilities,” 2018.

Petry, Lucy, “Choices, Choices: Which Entity Is Right For Your Business?,” 2018.