Pavanti Prasad Rugg joined Northwestern University in January 2009 and serves as the Tax Compliance and Planning Officer in the Office of the Controller and, as of January 2010, also serves as an Assistant General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel.
Prior to joining Northwestern University, Ms. Prasad Rugg was an associate with the boutique law firm of Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, PC where she concentrated her practice on the taxation of not-for-profit organizations and the syndication of low-income housing tax credits. Before joining Applegate, Ms. Prasad Rugg was an associate with Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago where her practice focused on federal tax matters.
Ms. Prasad Rugg received a B.S. in Finance cum laude in 1998 and a J.D. cum laude in 2001 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.