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Jean A. Pawlow

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Jean Pawlow is a partner in the Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley offices and a member of the Tax Controversy Practice.

Drawing on nearly three decades of experience, Ms. Pawlow represents companies and individuals on high-profile tax controversy matters. Her controversy experience involves handling a myriad of complex tax issues, including transfer pricing, the tax treatment of financial instruments, foreign tax credit and research credit issues, leveraged leases, cross-border withholding, credit card interchange and original issue discount (OID), insurance tax matters, excise taxes, estate and gift tax issues, and charitable contribution deductions.

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United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

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Jean Pawlow - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: US taxes: contentious

At the ‘terrificLatham & Watkins LLP, Washington DC-based Miriam Fisher has been advising Weyerhaeuser Company on litigation initiated in late 2016 in the US Tax Court contesting the IRS’s characterization of a 2008 joint venture transaction entered into by Plum Creek Timber (which was acquired by Weyerhaeuser in 2016) as a disguised sale. Boston’s ‘excellent’ and ‘smartBrian McManus has been defending Millennium Drilling in a jury trial in the District of Nevada against allegations of fraud related to oil and gas investments. The client base also includes NBC Universal/DreamWorks Animation and Musa Brothers. Jean Pawlow, who has deep financial industry and international tax controversy experience, joined from McDermott Will & Emery LLP in January 2018 and splits her time between Washington DC and Silicon Valley.

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