Niki Ford is a Tax & Accounting Specialist Editor with Thomson Reuters. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters, Niki was a partner at Baker McKenzie LLP, where she focused her practice in state and local tax, and represented multinational and domestic corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and individuals in income tax and sales tax controversies and planning matters. Niki received her J.D., Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Akron, and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. Niki is admitted to the State Bars of New York, Ohio, and Texas.