Melissa Schraibman Grinberg (she/hers) joined the Chief Counsel’s office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) in January of 2021. Ms. Grinberg began her legal career in 1994 as a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division’s Western Criminal Enforcement Section, traveling to jurisdictions across the American West to investigate and prosecute tax and related financial crimes. In 2003, she received the Department’s John Marshall award for Outstanding Legal Achievement for Trial of Litigation. Ms. Grinberg served as the Resident Legal Advisor to the U.S. Embassy in Albania from 2006-2010, where she worked with Albanian prosecutors and judicial police officers to combat financial crime and corruption. Ms. Grinberg served for many years on the DOJ Pride Board of Directors. In 2010, she received the Secretary of State award for Outstanding Volunteerism in 2010 for her work with the LGBT community in Albania. Ms. Grinberg received her undergraduate degree in Physics from the College of Charleston and her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
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