Tax

Clients turn to Latham’s tax lawyers to create innovative structures and solve complex tax issues arising from transactions, controversies and general business operations.

Why Latham

Innovative Tax Advice

Latham & Watkins has a long and rich history with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and US Department of the Treasury, dating back to founding partner Dana Latham's tenure as Commissioner of the IRS under President Eisenhower. Today, more than 100 tax lawyers in the US, Europe, and Asia work with tax authorities globally while collaborating across offices and disciplines to ensure consistent results for clients regardless of their location.

An Integrated Practice

The tax team has considerable experience handling matters for a diverse client base, including multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity funds, Fortune 500 corporations, and emerging companies. Latham’s tax lawyers practice in the following areas:

Awards & Rankings

  • Latham Again Named a Leading Business Law Firm of Latin America - March 29, 2020
  • Latham Named 2019 Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Year - February 17, 2020
  • Latham Among 2019 Firms of the Year - January 12, 2020
  • Three New York Partners Named Notable Women in Law by Crain’s - December 17, 2019
  • Five Partners Receive 2019 MVP Honors - November 11, 2019

The team is "very professional, very organized and very good at pushing forward large transactions with lots of different pieces. They're practical, very good at not getting bogged down in the technicalities and getting their clients the end result. They're also very collaborative, they work well with others and they're very responsive."

Chambers USA 2018

Events

Webcast – What's Next for the Carbon Capture Industry After New 45Q Credit Guidance Webcast – 2020 Proxy Season: Considerations for Your Proxy Statement and Preparing for Your Annual MeetingWebcast - Designing and Administering Executive and Director Compensation in Today's Challenging Environment

Media Coverage

Law Firm of the Year: Latham & WatkinsThree New York Partners Named Notable Women in LawTax MVP: Lisa G. Watts

News

Firm Advises on US$1.39 Billion IPO by SBI Cards and Payment ServicesFirm Advises MDP in US$150 million Investment in EVO PaymentsLatham & Watkins Elects 12 New Partners

Thought Leadership

COVID-19: IRS Postpones Tax Deadline and Court and Agency Closures Will Delay Federal Tax CasesCOVID-19: IRS Announces Further Taxpayer Relief COVID-19: Key UK Business Measures – Current State of Play

Webcasts & Podcasts

CARES Act: What Businesses Should KnowWhat's Next for the Carbon Capture Industry After New 45Q Credit Guidance2020 Proxy Season: Considerations for Your Proxy Statement and Preparing for Your Annual Meeting