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Latham & Watkins LLP

Diana S. Doyle

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Diana Doyle chairs the Chicago Tax Department, where her practice focuses on tax planning for multinational companies with an emphasis on private and public company mergers and acquisitions. She 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. 


Tax Partner


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

The tax practice at Latham & Watkins LLP¬†has developed a reputation for its expertise in private equity deals, and is often involved in large M&A and capital markets transactions. Of late,¬†Jiyeon Lee-Lim¬†and Matthew Dewitz¬†acted for Spotify¬†in relation to the cross-border tax analysis leading up to its IPO and listing on the NYSE valued at $26.5bn. 'Highly regarded expert'¬†David Raab¬†is acting for The Carlyle Group in relation to its ‚ā¨10.1bn acquisition of AkzoNobel‚Äôs Specialty Chemicals business. In Chicago, chair of transactional tax¬†Joseph M. Kronsnoble¬†handled a number of significant acquisitions on behalf of Leonard Green & Partners, such as the purchase of majority stake in MDVIP, CPA Global and Troon Golf. Looking west, San-Francisco-based Kirt Switzer¬†structured the merger between client IXYS Corporation and Littelfuse as a tax-free reorganisation, and ‚Äėoutstanding specialists‚Äô Samuel Weiner¬†and Pardis Zamorodi¬†are contacts in the Los Angeles office. Other key figures include Chicago-based¬†Diana S. Doyle, and Washington DC-based¬†Andrea A. Ramezan-Jackson¬†and counsel Kimberly Eney, the latter of whom joined from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. All named individuals are based in New York unless specified.

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