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Mayer Brown

2 PALO ALTO SQUARE, SUITE 300, 3000 EL CAMINO REAL, PALO ALTO, CA 94306-2112, USA
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Work +1 650 331 2000
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Larry Langdon

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Work +1 650 331 2075
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Mayer Brown

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Tax

Position

Attorney Larry Langdon brings comprehensive experience in the areas of tax controversy and planning to clients’ service. He is widely recognized for his knowledge of federal tax policies and applications and has been characterized by Chambers USA 2006 as "'a great tax mind.'" Larry has been a speaker at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, American Institute of CPAs, Manufacturers Alliance [MAPI], Tax Executives Institute and many other professional and industry groups. Larry joined Mayer Brown in 2003. Previously, he held senior positions with the US Internal Revenue Service (Commissioner, Large & Mid-Size Business Division, 1999–2003; Legislation and Regulations Division, Office of Counsel, 1964–1968; and Joint Committee Division, Office of Chief Counsel, 1961–1962) and, in the private sector, with leading firms such as Hewlett-Packard (VP, General Transition Manager, 1999; VP, Tax, Licensing and Customs, 1978–1999); Vetco, Inc. (Director of Taxes and Corporate Secretary, 1976–1978); and the Ford Motor Company (Senior Tax Attorney, General Counsel’s Office, 1968–1976). Larry also worked with the CARE organization from 1962–1964.

Education

New York University School of Law 1963 LLM, Taxation The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, JD 1961 The Ohio State University 1959 BS, Business Administration


United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

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Larry Langdon - Mayer Brown

Within: US taxes: contentious

The ‘incredibly knowledgeable’ team at Mayer Brown includes Chicago-based Thomas Kittle-Kamp, who has been advising Altera on an IRS appeal seeking to overturn the Tax Court’s decision agreeing with the client that the IRS equity compensation regulation is invalid due to procedural and substantive faults under the Administrative Procedure Act. Joel Williamson and John Hildy (both located in Chicago) have been acting for Hyatt Hotels in a Tax Court case concerning the treatment of Hyatt’s customer loyalty program. New York-based Brian Kittle, a ‘clear star’, has been assisting Canada Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) with a matter involving the deductibility of certain settlement expenses and the allocation of such expenses among CIBC’s various entities in Canada and the US. Palo Alto’s Larry Langdon and Washington DC’s Gary Wilcox are other notable names.

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