US-based tax partners are recognized in Turnarounds & Workouts’ special report.
Diana Doyle is the Local Chair of the Chicago Tax Department, where she primarily advises on tax planning for multinational companies with an emphasis on private and public company mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Doyle has advised domestic and international companies on such matters as structuring taxable and tax-free stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border migrations, tax-free reorganizations and spin-offs, securities offerings, limited liability company agreements, and partnership tax. Ms. Doyle also has significant experience with tax audits, administrative appeals, and litigation.
Ms. Doyle is a member of and former Chair of the planning committee for the University of Chicago Tax Conference. She is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of tax topics, including the following presentations and publications:
- “Cross-Border M&A Planning and Development” at Practising Law Institute’s International Tax Issues (2021)
- Investment Banking: Valuation, LBOs, M&A, and IPOs – Third Edition (2020) (Contributor)
- “TCJA & CARES Act Interactions – Traps for the Unwary” at Tax Executives Institutes’ 75th Annual Conference (2020)
- “The Graphic Guide to Section 163(j)” published in March/April edition of Tax Executive Magazine (2019)
- “Back in Time: In Search of a Coherent Theory of Transactional Retroactivity” at the University of Chicago Federal Tax Conference (2016) (paper published in March 2017 edition of TAXES)
Chambers USA consistently ranks Ms. Doyle for her efforts in the tax practice and she was recognized by The Legal 500 for her work in the US Taxes: Non-Contentious practice. She chairs Latham & Watkins' Brexit Task Force and is a member of its global strategic Initiatives Committee. Ms. Doyle is recognized for her work in Tax Law by Best Lawyers in America and has been named Chicago Tax Law Lawyer of the Year in the 2018, 2019, and 2023 editions. Ms. Doyle also has a particular interest in issues concerning women in the law and is a past board member of the Chicago-based Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and a past Advisory Board member of Latham’s Women Enriching Business (WEB) initiative.