Appointment of Judge Kathleen Kerrigan as Chief Judge of the United States Tax Court

Date: August 10, 2022

The United States Tax Court announced on February 25, 2022 that Judge Kathleen Kerrigan has
been elected Chief Judge to serve a two-year term beginning June 1, 2022. The election of the Chief
Judge by the Judges of the Tax Court is undertaken biennially in accordance with statutory

Judge Kerrigan earned her B.S. from Boston College in 1985 and her J.D. from the University of
Notre Dame Law School in 1990. After law school, she served as Legislative Director for Congressman
Richard E. Neal. From 1998 to 2005, Judge Kerrigan was with Baker & Hostetler LLP in Washington, D.C., first as an Associate and then as a Partner. From 2005 until the time of her appointment to the Court by President Obama in 2012, Judge Kerrigan served as Tax Counsel for Senator John F. Kerry.

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