Veronika Polakova


  • JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2016
  • BA (Economics), with distinction, University of Virginia, 2011


  • New York, 2017
  • Massachusetts, 2016
  • Czech
  • Slovak
  • Boston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Veronika Polakova


Veronika Polakova joined the tax & benefits department in 2016. Prior to attending law school, Veronika worked as a program manager and research assistant in the economic policy department of a public policy think tank in Washington D.C., where she focused on tax policy research.

During law school, Veronika interned in the legal department of the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and served as a mediator with the Harvard Mediation Program. Veronika also assisted community members in the Cambridge area with the preparation of their tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

Veronika is currently on assignment in Ropes & Gray's London office.


  • Co-author, “Cutting the Cost of Care: State Income Tax Relief for Child Care,” State Tax Notes  (March 4, 2013)


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