Prior to joining Kostelanetz & Fink in 2004, Ms. Brackney was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Missouri.
Ms. Brackney is an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law. She is an active member of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Section of Taxation, and the American College of Tax Counsel.
Ms. Brackney has previously served as the Vice Chair of Committee Operations and a Council Director for the ABA Section of Taxation, the Chair of the Taxation Committee of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, and the Chair of the Individual and Family Taxation Committee of the ABA, Tax Section. She received the ABA Tax Section’s John S. Nolan Fellowship for 2008-2009.
Ms. Brackney received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University, and is a member of the Board of Governors for the University of Kansas School of Law.