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New York City Office Continues Growth with Tax Attorney John Eagan

December 17, 2012

John J. Eagan, a tax attorney with an emphasis on international, corporate transactional and tax controversy matters, joined White and Williams. Eagan will reside in the firm’s New York City office.

“John’s background and experience in taxation is a strong complement to the existing services the firm offers,” said Guy Cellucci, Managing Partner of White and Williams.

Gary Biehn, Chair of the Business Department adds, “We are happy to have John join our team and our clients will benefit greatly from the depth of his business and transactional experience.”

Eagan regularly provides general business tax counseling and planning on a variety of issues, including business and tax structures for foreign investment in the US (organizational and investment structures, FIRPTA, transfer pricing, branch profits, repatriation and treaty issues), outbound transactions and controlled foreign corporation issues, offshore account compliance issues, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, S corporations, and LLC taxation.

He has significant transactional experience, having represented clients in more than 125 transactions in a variety of industries and countries, and he works to develop effective planning approaches to minimize taxation. Eagan has represented clients before state taxing authorities, the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Tax Court, and U.S. District Court with regard to tax audits and litigation, including international tax audits, transfer pricing issues, spin-off and reorganization issues.

Eagan has also handled more than 150 IRS and state taxation audits, and has substantial experience in resolving cases at the administrative level in a creative and cost effective manner.

Prior to joining White and Williams, Eagan was a member of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. He is also Chair of the newly-formed International Taxation Sub-Committee of the Taxation Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA).

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