Louisa B. Matthews, Senior Manager – Multistate Tax Service for Deloitte
Tax LLP will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Women’s
Energy Network (WEN) – North Texas Chapter on Thursday, April 9, 2015,
at the Fort Worth Petroleum Club, 777 Main Street #4000. Jason A.
Schumacher, Partner in the Dallas and Houston offices of Locke Lord LLP,
will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of WEN on Tuesday,
April 21, 2015, at the Dallas Petroleum Club, 2200 Ross Avenue.
Registration for both events will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the
luncheon from noon-1:00 p.m.
Ms. Matthews will present a discussion titled, “Marcellus Shale Region
Indirect Tax Update.” Her presentation will address the current indirect
tax landscape in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, as well as
proposed legislative changes in Pennsylvania. A question-and-answer
session will follow her presentation.
Ms. Matthews is a Senior Manager in Deloitte Tax’s Multistate Tax
Services Practice. She currently leads the Sales Use Tax Practice for
the Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Upstate New York Ohio areas
while providing sales and use tax expertise to national clients within
the Energy industry. Ms. Matthews has more than 27 years of sales and
use tax experience, including managerial roles within large multi-state
corporations in the energy, manufacturing, and hospitality industries.
Prior to joining Deloitte Tax, she spent seven years managing the
Non-Income Taxes for a large integrated energy company located in the
mid-Atlantic region. Ms. Matthew’s multi-state experience includes
providing services and appeal representation related to audit defense,
transaction analysis and planning, refund reviews, simplified rate
reporting (managed compliance agreements), multistate compliance and
compliance system reviews, tax manual development, nexus reviews, and
due diligence reviews. She has also served as an instructor providing
sales and use tax training to clients and firm personnel.
Ms. Matthews received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from The
Pennsylvania State University and her Master of Science in Taxation from
Robert Morris University. She is a Certified Member of the Institute for
Professionals in Taxation (CMI – Sales and Use Tax) and serves as the
2015 vice-chair of the Marcellus Shale Coalition Tax and Fee Committee.
She is also an active member of the Women’s Energy Network and several
local professional tax organizations in the Pittsburgh area.
“WEN North Texas looks forward to hearing from Louisa Matthews at the
April 2015 Fort Worth luncheon,” said Whitney Randolph, 2015 WEN North
Texas Chapter President. “Ms. Matthews’ extensive experience will
benefit our members greatly by providing an in-depth look at the tax
situation in many states where our members transact business.”
Schumacher will present a talk titled, “Distressed Asset Deals,” at the
April Dallas luncheon. A question-and-answer session will follow his
Schumacher is a partner in the Dallas and Houston offices of Locke Lord
LLP. He is a major deal attorney, where his practice focuses on serving
clients in the energy industry and the oil and gas sector. He has vast
experience in mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures,
joint development projects, operational affairs, project development for
energy facilities and financing arrangements for energy and oil and gas
companies. His clients include private and publicly-traded U.S. and
Chinese companies, energy holding companies and oil and gas service
companies, as well as mineral interest owners, lenders, private equity
firms and other financial institutions. Schumacher has documented and
closed transactions totaling billions of U.S. dollars and has documented
joint venture arrangements and energy facility projects involving
committed aggregate expenditures in the billions. Clients call on him
frequently when they are involved in disputes, litigation, arbitrations
and mediations involving questions pertaining to energy and oil and gas
holdings and operational disputes.
Schumacher is a prolific presenter and writer in the oil and gas
industry, speaking and publishing in both US and globally-focused events
and publications. He is heavily involved in the Energy Section of the
Dallas Bar Association, serving as its chair in 2012. He also serves on
the board of the Texas Energy Council and was elected its president for
2013-2014 and 2014-2015.
“WEN North Texas looks forward to learning from Jason Schumacher’s
knowledge relating to oil and gas transactions during the April 2015
Dallas luncheon,” said Whitney Randolph, 2015 WEN North Texas Chapter
President. “Mr. Schumacher’s presentation will help our members gain
useful insight about the legal and financial aspects of oil and gas
deals in today’s economic climate.”
The cost for WEN North Texas members to attend is $35. For prospective
members, the price is $50. Please register online at http://www.womensenergynetwork.org.
Payment can be made by credit card through the online registration
portal or the day of the event by cash or check payable to Women’s
Energy Network North Texas.
For more information about the events, contact Carly Hewett, Freeman
Mills PC, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Women’s Energy Network – North Texas
Chapter, visit www.wennorthtexas.org
and click on WEN North Texas. Interested parties can join the North
Texas Chapter by clicking on Join Today! on the North Texas Chapter’s
The Women’s Energy Network is a nonprofit association of women
professionals in the energy industry that provides networking and
community outreach opportunities and fosters career and leadership
development. Founded in 1994, the organization has more than 2,000
members nationwide. For more information, please visit the WEN North
Texas Chapter website at www.wennorthtexas.org.
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