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Elizabeth C. Crouse

Fax +1.206.370.6140

Ms. Crouse provides business-focused advice and solutions for U.S. federal, state, and international tax considerations pertinent to mergers and acquisitions, corporate divestitures, internal reorganizations, cross-border transactions, private equity and venture capital fund creation and investments, and organization, operation, and sale of start-up companies. She has particular experience in assisting clients in all facets of the energy industry and multinational business, and the cryptocurrency industry. 

She is also experienced with U.S. federal and state renewable energy tax incentive programs (including the investment tax credit, production tax credit, and 1603 cash grant), post-TEFRA partnership audit rules, and compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

Ms. Crouse has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional Background

Prior to beginning her legal career, Ms. Crouse served in the United States Navy.


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017-2018

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Co-Chair, Washington State Bar Association, International Tax Subcommittee, 2014 - present
  • King County Bar Association
  • Seattle Tax Group
  • Board Member, Seattle Tilth, 2012
  • Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law, 2011

Speaking Engagements

  • Post-2017 Partnership Audit Regime--Focus on Investors, The Regulatory Fundamentals Group, August 2017
  • Inversions, Ireland, and Other International Tax Intrigue, Washington State Bar Association, December 2014
  • Making Sense of the Cost Basis Reporting Rules, Seattle Tax Group, March 2011