Brianna Reed is an associate in the Tax Department and a member of the Private Funds Group. Brianna’s practice focuses on tax planning for private investment funds, including fund formation, structuring and internal organization, and investment activities. She also represents many types of investors with their investments in various private investment funds. In addition, Brianna advises non-profit organizations on applying for and maintaining exemption from federal income tax, and is active in volunteer activities involving educational initiatives. Brianna is currently a member of the Taxation Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Prior to joining Proskauer, Brianna was an associate in the tax department of Locke Lord LLP, where she advised on a wide variety of tax matters, including tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions. She also previously worked in the tax department of a major U.S. defense contractor.