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Covington & Burling LLP

ONE CITY CENTER, 850 TENTH STREET, NW, WASHINGTON DC 20001, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 662 6000
Web:
www.cov.com

Emin Toro

Tel:
Work +1 202 662 5481
Email:
Covington & Burling LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Represents clients in tax controversies, including audits, administrative appeals, competent authority proceedings, and litigation. Co-author of “Examination and Appeals,” Practical Guide to U.S. Transfer Pricing, Third Edition (2015). Advises on tax-optimal cross-border and domestic structures, transfer pricing, treaty issues, and audit preparation.

Career

Clerk to the Honorable Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court, 2002-2003, and the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2000-2001.

Education

JD, with highest honors, Order of the Coif, North Carolina Law Review, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2000); BA, summa cum laude, Palm Beach Atlantic University (1997).


United States: Tax

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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