Baker McKenzie Adds Seasoned International Tax Lawyer Rob Clary in Chicago | Newsroom | Baker McKenzie

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie announced today that veteran tax lawyer Rob Clary has joined the firm as a partner in Chicago, augmenting the firm's Chambers Global Band 1-rated tax practice.

Rob joins Baker McKenzie as a highly regarded international tax lawyer, with almost two decades of experience advising multinational companies on their global tax profiles, including the tax aspects of cross-border acquisitions, financing transactions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures and other activities. corporate. Rob also advises on international transfer pricing and dispute issues relating to global operations, investments and transactions. Rob comes from a large accounting firm.

"As our clients undertake transformative transactions while facing an ever-evolving tax landscape, our ability to provide cutting-edge yet practical tax advice is more critical than ever," he said. Salim Rahim, Chair of the Firm's North American Tax Practice Group. "Rob's deep experience will be invaluable to clients seeking pragmatic tax advice that considers their unique business needs. We are delighted to add Rob to the team."

Baker McKenzie's tax practice is one of the most respected in the world. With more than 900 tax professionals in more than 40 countries, the practice collaborates across borders and specialties to stay abreast of changing tax landscapes around the world. The Firm's Transactions and Tax Planning group supports the Firm's M&A practice in transactions, assisting clients with post-acquisition integrations and pre-disposition restructurings, and consulting with clients on a wide variety of tax issues.

"Rob is a leading tax professional in Chicago and serves as a trusted tax advisor to many global companies headquartered in this market and throughout North America," he said. David MalibandManaging partner of Baker McKenzie's Chicago office. As we continue to further strengthen our Chicago office, Rob is an excellent addition to our team and we look forward to working with him to serve our many global clients.”

Rob added: “I am very pleased to be joining the renowned Baker McKenzie tax practice, which is in a class of its own in providing world-class tax legal services alongside its other leading practices. No other firm can provide this level of holistic advice to clients navigating an increasingly turbulent business and regulatory environment. “I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues to provide an even higher level of service to our customers.”

Rob follows the recent arrival of state and local tax attorney Kent Strader. He is a frequent speaker at several professional and industry organizations, including Bloomberg, the International Tax Association, the Chicago Tax Club, the Tax Executives Institute, and the Practicing Law Institute. Rob has also taught Taxation of International Transactions at Chicago-Kent School of Law.

Rob received his bachelor's degree from Appalachian State University in 2000, his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Science. Law in 2003, and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2004.

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