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Christopher W.


Chris Schoen combines his government and private practice experience to advise clients in structuring, planning and negotiating domestic and cross-border taxable and tax-free mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs. He advises primarily on matters of significance to insurance companies, specifically cross-border reinsurance and other restructuring techniques used in the insurance sector. Chris regularly counsels clients on complex consolidated return questions and handles complex international issues, including subpart F planning for insurance companies. Chris worked as an attorney/adviser and assistant to the branch chief of the Office of Chief Counsel at the Internal Revenue Service and in private practice at another law firm, prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland (US).

Chris is an adjunct professor of tax in the University of Baltimore’s graduate tax program, where he teaches a course on the taxation of affiliated corporations.

  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law
  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, Award for Excellence in Taxation, Award for Excellence in Commercial Law
  • M.A.L.S., Literature, Wesleyan University
  • B.A., Colgate University
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court

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