Bonnie S. Edwards


Bonnie S. Edwards graduated from the University of Miami Law School and joined the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel in 1981. She served as a Senior Counsel, advising management on a wide variety of non-tax related areas, including complicated and sensitive EEO and labor matters for 34 years, retiring in 2014. She received several awards for her work on cases, and was a two-time recipient of the Office of Chief Counsel’s National Litigation Award. She judged moot court and was active on NYWBA Committees and on its Advisory Council. Ms. Edwards also served on the Executive Council for the Network of Bar Leaders; as an officer of JALBCA; as a director of the boards of Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Elders; and on the National Council on Woman’s Health. As a recent retiree, she is now pursuing a self-study program in all of the things she previously had insufficient time for and enjoying life thoroughly.