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Latham & Watkins LLP

Jiyeon Lee-Lim

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Jiyeon Lee-Lim currently serves as the firm's Global Chair of the Tax Department.  Ms. Lee-Lim was on the Executive Committee of Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and a Co-chair of the NYSBA Tax Section Committee on Securitizations and Structured Finance from 2003 to 2013. She is a member of the Tax Forum. Ms. Lee-Lim previously served as the head of the firm’s International Tax Group, and is ranked by Chambers Global as a notable practitioner.


Tax Partner


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

Latham & Watkins LLP’s areas of strength include advising multinational corporations on complex tax matters associated with cross-border M&A and other deals as well as assisting such clients with international tax controversies. Washington DC-based practice head Nicholas DeNovio assisted the UK public company Ensco with its acquisition of Atwood Oceanics, a Houston-based offshore drilling contractor. Another highlight was advising the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its first-ever international sukuk issuance, worth $9bn, making it the largest in history. Jiyeon Lee-Lim and Jocelyn Noll in New York and Los Angeles-based Samuel Weiner are other names to note.

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