Diane Ryan

Diane Ryan joined Skadden, Arps in 2011 as an of counsel in the Chicago office. With more than 30 years of experience at the Internal Revenue Service, she last held the position of national chief of appeals, where she was responsible for providing leadership to the independent administrative dispute resolution forum for tax controversies (with more than 2,000 employees and relevant to 159 million taxpayers and business entities). She also served as director of technical services, where she led three nationwide critical technical functions of Appeals (Technical Guidance, International, and Tax Policy and Procedure). Previously, she worked as director of technical guidance at the Appeals Division.