Benjamin Satterthwaite is an International Tax Associate in Caplin & Drysdale’s Washington, D.C. office.


Mr. Satterthwaite assists individuals, financial institutions, and multinational corporations on a broad range of complex international tax issues with a particular focus on treaty issues, cross-border transactions, transfer pricing and advocacy for corporate clients. Mr. Satterthwaite is also well-acquainted with the legal frameworks surrounding Pillar 2, foreign tax credits, FIRPTA compliance, Subpart F/GILTI, PFICs, BEAT and other international tax regimes.


Prior to joining Caplin & Drysdale, Mr. Satterthwaite practiced international tax in the national office of a major accounting firm in Washington, D.C. He earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he served as a legal research assistant for Professor Yariv Brauner and received the CALI Award for International Tax I. Shortly after graduating cum laude from the University of South Carolina Joseph F. Rice School of Law, Mr. Satterthwaite was awarded the 2019 Christopher E. Bergin Award for Excellence in Writing for his publication “Nash Bargaining Theory and Intangible Property Transfer Pricing.

Admissions & Education

Bar & Court Admissions
  • North Carolina 

LL.M., in Taxation, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2020

J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2019, cum laude

B.A., High Point University, 2014

Government Service

Law Clerk, Senate Judiciary Committee, South Carolina Senate, 2017 to 2018

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