Kelly Phillips Erb

Kelly Phillips Erb is the Team Lead for Bloomberg Tax Insights and Commentary.

Before moving to Bloomberg, she was a senior editor at Forbes. Kelly’s articles and interviews have appeared in a wide range of media outlets including CNN Money, National Public Radio’s Marketplace, BBC, Time, Forbes Magazine, Esquire, Martha Stewart’s Living, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the ABA Journal.

As a tax attorney, she is a member of the bar of Pennsylvania and is licensed to practice in front of the U.S. Tax Court. She is permitted to engage in limited pro bono practice in her home state of North Carolina through Legal Aid of N.C.

She earned her J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, PA. While at law school, Kelly interned in the federal estate and gift tax attorney division of the IRS, where she participated in the review and audit of federal estate tax returns.

Kelly is the author of the popular “Taxgirl” blog, which has been recognized by the ABA Journal as one of the top blogs written by lawyers: in 2014, the blog was added to the ABA Journal “Blawg 100 Hall of Fame.”

She is a regular speaker at tax events and has appeared on a number of podcasts. Kelly’s own podcast, Taxgirl, features conversations about tax, money and the choices that we make.