• J.D., University of Virginia, School of Law, Charlottesville, VA, 1995
  • B.S. in Commerce, University of Virginia, McIntyre School of Commerce, Charlottesville, VA, May 1992


  • Adjunct Professor, California Lutheran University, “Nonprofit Law,” 2005 - Present
  • Secretary and Board Member, Cure Autism Now, 2005 - Present
  • Secretary, American Bar Association Tax Section, 2003
  • Associate Editor, American Bar Association Tax Section News Quarterly, 2002-2004
  • Chair, National Bar Association, Co-chair Tax Committee, 1995-2003
  • Certified Public Accountant, Virginia and California CPA Licenses


  • District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Virginia


  • Nash Management Group; Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Dorn & Klamp PC; Washington, DC
  • Amgen (European Headquarters); Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Amgen (Global Headquarters); Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Cooley Godward LLP; Reston, VA
  • Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP; Washington, DC



  • “For The Love Of Money: The 411 To Taking Control Of Your Taxes and Building Your Net Worth” (Luniverse, 2005)
  • “Helping the Non-profit Client” (Kleinrock Publishing 2004)
  • “Vault Guide to Careers in Tax Law” (Vault Guides (2004)
  • “Tax Exempt Tool Kit” (American Bar Association 2001, updates 2002 and 2003)
  • “Top 5 Tax Tips for the Special Needs Family,” Autism/Asperger Digest March/April 2005
  • “Top Ten Bad Financial Moves for African-Americans,”, October 2004
  • “Diversity: Attracting & Retaining Tax Professionals,”, June 2003 and reprinted in The Tax Executive Magazine, September-October 2003
  • “Intermediate Sanctions, Seven Years Later – There’s Finally Some Guidance,” ABA Tax Section News Quarterly, Summer 2003

Shannon K. Nash

Of Counsel

Tax; Non-Profit; Sports/Entertainment Law Head


(703) 865-8699

Ms. Nash is also the author of the award-winning book, “For the Love of   Money: The 411 to Taking Control of Your Taxes and Building Your Net Worth,” the “Vault Guide to Tax Law Careers,” (Vault Inc., 2004) and “Helping the Nonprofit Client,” (Kleinrock Publishing, 2004). Ms. Nash has become a regular expert commentator on KJLH FM Radio in Los Angeles and various local and national television programs.   She recently served as a finance expert on an episode of Style Network’s Modern Girls Guide To Life. A weekly columnist for Lee Bailey’s Electronic Urban Report (, she has been featured regularly in publications such as Global Finance Magazine, Jet Magazine, ABC News Online and The Washington Times.

Ms. Nash is also owner of the Nash Management Group Inc.,  a business management company that provides COO and CFO type services to its clients. The company specializes in helping clients with accounting and bookkeeping, taxes, contracting, overall business management, and business due diligence audits.   Nash Management Group also offers nonprofit consulting services, such as: setup, training, and operational support.  A valued and enthusiastic community leader, she volunteers her time with several community groups including serving on the Board of Directors for Cure Autism Now and the National Association of African American Athletes.