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 Named US Law Firm of the Year - October 01, 2020
  • Eight Partners Named Among Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation’s Major Law Firms - June 30, 2020
  • 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

Latham has an “excellent global footprint” and is “known for its stellar work on both transactional and contentious matters” as well as expertise ranging from “strong capital market capabilities to M&A work and tax litigation.”

Chambers Global 2020


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Media Coverage

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Thought Leadership

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Webcasts & Podcasts

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