Caroline D. Ciraolo Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognized as a Best Lawyers 2020 for Litigation and Controversy - Tax and Tax Law (Washington, D.C.) by U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2020
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Tax Fraud, District of Columbia: Tax
  • Recognized as a Top Tax Lawyer by Washingtonian (2017, 2018) 
  • Recognized as a Women in Tax Leader by International Tax Review (2017, 2018)
  • Recognized in Women in Tax Leaders Guide, 5th Edition, 2020
  • IRS Office of Chief Counsel Award (2017)
  • The Daily Record’s Leadership in Law (2015)
  • Best Lawyers in America - Litigation & Controversy – Tax (2011-14, 2019, 2020); Lawyer of the Year, Litigation & Controversy - Tax (2012) (Baltimore)
  • Nominee (shortlist), Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards (Best in Tax Dispute Resolution) (2014)
  • DC Super Lawyers (Tax) (2019)
  • Maryland Super Lawyers (Tax) (2009-15, 2020); Top 10 Attorneys in Maryland (2013-15); Top 25 Women Attorneys in Maryland (2009-11); Top 50 Women Attorneys in Maryland (2012-15); Top 100 Attorneys in Maryland (2010-15)
  • Featured on the cover of Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine (2013); and featured article (2018)
  • Featured in CNN Money Magazine – Money Hero (April 2013)
  • Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys (2013-14)
  • Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine's Legal Elite (2009, 2010)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™
  • Janet R. Spragens Pro Bono Award, ABA Section of Taxation (2010)
  • The Daily Record's Top 100 Women in Maryland (2010, 2012, 2014)
  • The Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence (Women in Maryland) (2014)
  • Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service Educator Award (2008)
  • S. Tax Court Pro Bono Program, Maryland State Bar Association – Founder (2008/2009), Coordinator (2008-10), Volunteer (2008-14)
    • S. Tax Clinic Pro Bono Clinic – Co-Founder (2013), Volunteer (2013-14)
  • Judge, Public Service Fellowship, ABA Section of Taxation (2011-13)
  • Judge, Law Student Tax Challenge, ABA Section of Taxation (2011-14)
  • Judge, Janet R. Spragens Pro Bono Award, ABA Section of Taxation (2012-13)