Tax

Latham tax lawyers create innovative structures and solve complex tax issues for a full spectrum of clients.

Our tax lawyers advise multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity funds, domestic corporations, joint ventures, emerging companies, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), and tax-exempt organizations.

The firm 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 around the globe collaborate across offices and disciplines to address tax issues that arise in the context of transactions, controversies, and general business operations. While tax questions are often complex, we develop practical, commercial answers for clients across a range of industries.

Latham tax lawyers create innovative structures and solve complex tax issues for a full spectrum of clients.
October 28, 2022Recognition

Appellate Hot List — Winner

Firm honored for having four lawyers argue five cases before the US Supreme Court during the October 2021 term, and winning four – the best win record of any law firm that term, and a tie for most cases argued.

Pawlow, Jean A.
September 23, 2022Recognition

MVP: Latham's Jean Pawlow

Latham & Watkins LLP's Jean Pawlow has represented Netflix as tax counsel in its string of successes in class actions across federal and state courts against claims that it was liable for state-based franchise fees.