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Anne O'Brien and Clark Armitage Listed Among Top 30 U.S. Lawyers by Euromoney

March 2, 2018, Euromoney Expert Guides

Euromoney’s 2018 Expert Guides lists Caplin & Drysdale’s Anne J. O’Brien and J. Clark Armitage in “Best of the Best USA,” which ranks them among the top 30 U.S. practitioners for Trusts and Estates and Transfer Pricing, respectively.

Anne J. O’Brien, Private Client Group
As a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and an academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Ms. O'Brien is among an exclusive group of lawyers uniquely qualified to help clients preserve their assets on a global scale. Regularly recognized for her acumen in the trusts and estates sector, the cornerstone of Ms. O'Brien's practice involves advising domestic and international private clients on safeguarding their personal and business interests and wealth succession planning. She offers counsel on matters relating to estate planning, trust and estate administration, and related areas of federal and state tax law.

J. Clark Armitage, International Tax Group
Clark Armitage advises multinational corporations on international tax and transfer pricing matters, from planning to cross-border dispute resolution. He is active in advising clients on the implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and has a strong background interacting with tax authorities on advance pricing agreements and competent authority matters for corporations in a variety of industries. Mr. Armitage spent eight years in the IRS Advance Pricing Agreement Program, serving as Deputy Director from 2008 to 2010, where he both experienced and oversaw the full spectrum of Program activities. Mr. Armitage also served on a special detail as the Tax Treaty Manager responsible for Canadian Competent Authority cases


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