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Covington & Burling LLP

ONE CITY CENTER, 850 TENTH STREET, NW, WASHINGTON DC 20001, USA
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Work +1 202 662 6000
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Daniel Luchsinger

Tel:
Work +1 202 662 5175
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Covington & Burling LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Practices in a broad range of federal income tax issues, including the structuring of partnerships and joint ventures; corporate acquisitions and corporate dispositions; planning international and cross border financings; restructurings involving foreign withholding, subpart F minimization, and foreign tax credit utilization; inbound and outbound property transfers; and foreign ownership of United States real property.

Career

Mr Luchsinger taught Taxation of Partnerships at the Georgetown University Law Center from 2002-2012.

Education

JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Georgetown Law Journal, Georgetown University Law Center, JD (1992); BS, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Minnesota (1988).


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

At Covington & Burling LLP, clients recommend head of tax Daniel Luchsinger in Washington DC and capital markets lawyer Bruce Bennett in New York for delivering ‘excellent service in all areas’. The practice focuses on cross-border tax planning and restructuring, compliance and risk management, as well as controversy matters. The key lawyers-Luchsinger, Robert Culbertson, Samuel Maruca, Michael Caballero, William Chip and Dirk Suringa (all based in Washington DC)-advise clients such as Barclays, Commerzbank, General Electric and United Technologies Corporation.

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US taxes: contentious

Within: US taxes: contentious

The timing and quality is outstanding’ at Covington + Burling LLP, where the tax controversy practice is led by Washington DC-based Daniel Luchsinger. The team is advising Boston Bruins on a matter before the US Tax Court involving the deductibility of meal expenses and acted for Shea Homes before the Ninth Circuit regarding the government’s appeal of Shea Homes’ victory before the Tax Court. Bacardi, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Coty and IBM are also clients. In Washington DC, Lee Kelley, Emin Toro, Jeremy Spector, and Sean Akins, who was recently promoted to partner, are recommended. Starling Marshall, a former trial attorney in the US DOJ’s Tax Division, joined the New York office as special counsel.

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