Mr Scott Farmer > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1111 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20004
United States

Work Department

Latin America Team; Tax

Position

Scott Farmer advises clients on all aspects of international tax planning and controversy with the Internal Revenue Service. His clients include US firms engaged in non-US business activities as well as non-US firms operating within the United States. Scott frequently lectures at the World Trade Institute and the Tax Executives Institute. He also writes on international tax topics, including “Partnership Dispositions of Stock in Controlled Foreign Corporations,” 110 Tax Notes 1319 (March 20, 2006). Scott is named one of the country’s leading practitioners in taxation by Chambers USA, one of the world’s leading practitioners in international tax by Chambers Global, and a leader in mergers and acquisitions and cross-border structuring by International Tax Review’s World Tax.

Education

North Carolina State University, BA; University of North Carolina School of Law; George Washington University, Master of Laws

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Fielding a sizeable team with broad national coverage, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is highly rated for its energy sector credentials and global capital formation practice, advising on major deals and investments for a number of the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds. Partnership taxation, REITs, and private equity fund structuring issues are also core workflows for the group. In Boston, co-practice head Daniel Nelson regularly works with global institutional investors on various inbound real estate and infrastructure investments, an area in which Meghan McCarthy is also an essential contact. Washington DC-based Peter Daub and Scott Farmer are recommended for their deep knowledge of tax considerations for US-based multinationals, while Kathryn Hambrick works with sponsors and global investors on cross-border investments in the Americas. Philadelphia-based Paul Gordon is noted for his niche expertise in energy project financings and life science technology transfer transactions.