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Aaron M.


Aaron Payne represents publicly traded global corporations in the area of federal corporate taxation with respect to domestic and international planning, transactions and compliance. Aaron analyzes global issues and then structures deals accordingly in the context of acquisitions, dispositions and reorganizations. He advises clients regarding repatriation techniques, currency transactions, principal and finance company arrangements and financial instruments with cross-border facets. Aaron works with clients to manage the international taxation implications of their M&A endeavors by crafting deals to create transaction and legal entity structures that optimize the company’s tax outcomes.

On the internal planning side, Aaron advises on repatriation structures to help clients efficiently meet their cash-flow needs as well as how to organize their international legal entities such that they are efficiently postured for U.S. tax purposes. In the area of corporate tax planning, Aaron advises multinational Fortune 100 clients in all aspects of their cross-border transactions. This activity includes subpart F planning, as well as tax compliance and tax information reporting.

Selected Experience

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of international tax (2016)

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Taxation Section, District of Columbia Bar

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, Articles Editor, Washington University Law Review, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., The College of William & Mary
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

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Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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