Janis is a Senior Paralegal with McGuireWoods LLP and has worked in the Corporate and Business Tax Department of its Richmond office for over 37 years.  She has extensive experience in corporate transactional work including mergers, acquisitions and business restructuring.  She also worked in the tax-exempt organization area preparing annual returns for private foundations and IRS applications for recognition of exemption.  Janis received her B.A. degree in 1976, summa cum laude, from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  In her “previous” life, Janis danced professionally with both the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater and the Pennsylvania Ballet.  She currently owns two Warmblood horses and participates locally in the hunter show circuit.  She has served on the Board of a local therapeutic riding program and the James River Horse Foundation.  She serves on the Executive and Strategic Planning Committees.

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