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Mayer Brown
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1001
United States
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Lucas Giardelli is a Tax Transactions & Consulting associate in Mayer Brown’s New York office. His practice is focused on international tax planning (including controlled foreign corporations/Subpart F income, tax-efficient reorganizations, cross-border financing, IP planning, individual tax planning) and corporate tax matters, advising clients on the tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions, financing arrangements and other transactions. Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2012, Lucas practiced tax law at a leading law firm in Argentina.


Harvard Law School, LLM
Universidad Austral, LLM in Tax Law
Universidad Austral, Law Degree (Gold Medal Award)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Working collaboratively across multiple offices, Mayer Brown is well versed in the full gamut of high-value tax matters, working with an array of well-known clients from the worlds of telecoms, consumer goods, industrial commodities, shipping, financial services, and investment banking. The team is particularly regarded for its capabilities in securitization and structured finance, while in recent months renewables, fund work, and real estate investments have all proven to be vibrant work streams. Chicago-based James Barry works with both high-net-worth individuals and US corporations on domestic and international tax planning matters, while New York-based Jason Bazar ‘s broad expertise encompasses both financings and business combinations. Mark Leeds is a capital markets expert with key experience in over-the-counter derivative transactions and swaps, while Lucas Giardelli focuses on international tax planning for a diverse cross-section of multinationals. Palo Alto-based Remmelt Reigersman assists various issuers and institutional investors in financing transactions and regarding structured products. New arrivals in Summer 2021 include global tax energy co-chair Greg Matlock, who has joined the Houston office from EY, and Amanda Rosenberg, a renewable energy investment specialist who joined the Los Angeles office from Norton Rose Fulbright. All named lawyers are based in New York unless noted otherwise.

United States > Tax > International tax

Mayer Brown is a strong choice for multinationals, financial institutions, and funds on tax matters concerning inbound and outbound M&A, structured financing and investment funds, transfer pricing agreements, and global tax planning. The team is also involved in multi-jurisdictional ‘bet-the-company’ tax disputes. Co-chair and tax planning specialist Jason Bazar is based in New York. He works alongside Lucas Giardelli, a specialist in international tax planning. In Chicago, global co-chair James Barry covers tax planning regarding restructuring and acquisitions, while Michael Lebovitz and Thomas Kittle-Kamp deal with transfer pricing agreements and corporate reorganizations. In Washington DC, Kenneth Klein advises on both tax structuring and restructuring for Fortune 100 companies. He works alongside international tax controversy expert Gary Wilcox and Jason Osborn, who is noted for his work on transfer pricing and bilateral advance pricing agreements. 2021 saw a number of new partners joining the practice: tax transaction specialists Greg Matlock from Ernst & Young in January and Michelle Jewett from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in March; tax controversy attorney Jenny Austin from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in May; and CFIUS filing specialist Amanda Rosenberg from Norton Rose Fulbright in August. Andy Baik departed in September 2021.