Kaelyn J. Romey

Visiting Professor
Law School
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Office Location:
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Mailing Address:
225 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC, NC 27603


Visiting Professor Kaelyn J. Romey comes to Campbell Law from the University of San Francisco, where she has been a visiting professor.

Romey is the former Senior Counsel with the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel (Small Business/ Self-Employed Division). She’s an experienced litigator skilled in tax controversy. She developed and drove litigation strategy advising and representing the IRS in complex tax litigation matters before the U.S. Tax Court. She executed case strategies and insightful case development during tax audits for special agents and worked on cases involving international collection efforts, fraud, evidentiary disputes, summons enforcement, structured transactions and civil and international penalties.

Currently, Romey is also an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), providing nationwide training in tax litigation, conducting online proceedings, deposition skills and trial advocacy. She has served on the faculty and as the Director of the Litigation Center at Golden Gate University School of Law and taught as an adjunct professor at Hastings College of Law and the University of Santa Clara College of Law. Her most recent publication is “No More Document Dumps or Secret Subpoenas: Amending the U.S. Tax Court Rules to Conform to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Streamlining Pretrial Discovery, 4 Bus. Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review 107 (2020).

Romey earned her B.A. in Law & Society from the University of California Santa Barbara and her JD from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she also earned an LL.M.