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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


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

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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.

Our tax lawyers practice in the following areas:


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