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Baker & Hostetler LLP

WASHINGTON SQUARE, SUITE 1100, 1050 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036-5304, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 861 1500
Fax:
Fax +1 202 861 1783
Web:
www.bakerlaw.com

John R. Lehrer II

Tel:
Work 202.861.1620
Email:
Web:
www.bakerlaw.com/JohnRLehrer
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Career

John Lehrer provides federal income tax advice focused on domestic and cross-border mergers, business acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, spin-offs and tax-free reorganizations. He focuses his practice on the overall corporate structuring (domestic and international) of taxable and tax-free transactions; corporate divisions under IRC Section 355; liquidations; shareholder redemptions; entity selection; basis and E&P calculations; deemed asset purchases; tax due diligence; corporate loss limitation studies (IRC Section 382); the overall tax aspects of bankruptcy and workouts; and the consolidated return regulations. He represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service with respect to private letter rulings and all aspects of dispute resolution, including responses to preliminary information requests, assistance with the audit process and representation in matters before the IRS Appeals Division. John serves as the Tax group coordinator for the firm’s DC office. He frequently lectures on various tax topics at seminars and institutes around the country.


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

The international tax practice at Baker & Hostetler LLP is based in Washington DC, with Paul Schmidt, John Bates and John Lehrer as the main contacts. Schmidt specializes in cross-border tax controversy matters. The practice has expertise in transfer pricing, tax treaties, inversion regulations and foreign tax credit issues. Other partners practice out of  New York, Philadelphia and Denver. Roger Brown joined in Washington DC in June 2018 from Ernst & Young.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

From its multiple offices throughout the US, Baker & Hostetler LLP provides assistance with employee benefits, private wealth planning and SALT matters. In the transactional space, Paul M. Schmidt and John R. Lehrer II in Washington DC and Edward Ptaszek in Cleveland have experience in cross-border tax entry issues and post-acquisition integration, and have also been advising their corporate client base on the tax consequences and regulatory issues arising from the recent tax reforms. Tax planning for corporations, partnerships and joint ventures are other areas of expertise.

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