Anne E. Wenger

Anne handles all facets of Federal and California tax law. Anne focuses her practice in McLaughlin Legal’s Estate and Tax Planning division, and also represents clients before all federal, state, and local agencies. Anne advises clients with regard to their fundamental estate plans (Trust, Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives), as well as assists her clients in evaluating and implementing various tax strategies to help protect and preserve their assets. Originally from San Diego, Anne received her undergraduate education at the University of Notre Dame. There she majored in American Studies with concentrations in History and Sociology.

After her undergraduate education, Anne returned home to San Diego where she worked in the software industry for several years before deciding to attend law school at the Gonzaga University School of Law. While in law school, Anne first worked for the County Public Defender, and later at University Legal Assistance, a clinic providing legal services to low-income members of the community.

In the classroom, Anne was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award, given to the highest scoring student in each law school class, in both Transactional Skills and Labor Law. After graduating Magna Cum Laude, Anne has returned to San Diego to join Kevan at McLaughlin Legal.

Anne attended the University of San Diego School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program, where she earned her Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in Taxation. Anne also serves as Co-Chair of the San Diego Chapter of the Young Tax Lawyers of the California State Bar Taxation Section.


LL.M – University of San Diego School of Law

J.D. – Gonzaga University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude

B.A. (American Studies) – University of Notre Dame

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

California Lawyers Association
United States Tax Court
San Diego County Bar, Tax Section
San Diego County Bar, Trusts and Estates Section
American Bar Association


Billionaire Pays $53.6 Million for Offshore Tax Evasion, California Tax Lawyer Quickpoints, Vol. 22, No. 4 (2014)


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