Nadiya F. Beckwith-Stanley

Nadiya F. Beckwith-Stanley

Associate, Tax


Nadiya Beckwith-Stanley focuses on tax controversy and planning matters. She also regularly advises clients on a broad range of tax policy matters and strategies related to legislative and regulatory proposals.

Ms. Beckwith-Stanley rejoined Skadden after working for two and a half years in the Biden administration as the special assistant to the president for budget and tax policy on the National Economic Council (NEC), as well as working for six months for the Biden-Harris Transition Team as a policy advisor. While at the NEC, she served as the White House lead on all aspects of tax policy, including the OECD BEPS 2.0 negotiations on both Pillar 1 and 2, the implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act’s renewable energy credits and the Book Minimum Tax/Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax.

In addition to tax policy, Ms. Beckwith-Stanley’s policy portfolio at the White House focused on a variety of issues, including matters involving safety net programs such as Social Security, unemployment insurance and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Puerto Rico, international supply chain issues and logistics, inflation and consumer prices, and state and local fiscal concerns.

Prior to her time working in the federal government, Ms. Beckwith-Stanley was an associate in Skadden’s Washington, D.C. Tax Group.



  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2016
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2016
  • B.A., Pomona College, 2008


  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • Special Assistant to the President for Budget and Tax Policy, National Economic Council (2021-23)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Ronald L. Buch, U.S. Tax Court (2017-18)

Nadiya F. Beckwith-Stanley