Daniel Luchsinger


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Covington & Burling LLP
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-2401
Tel: 202.662.5175
Fax: 202.778.5175





  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1992
    • magna cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Georgetown Law Journal
  • University of Minnesota, B.S., 1988
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Mr. Luchsinger practices in a broad range of federal income tax issues, including the structuring of partnerships and joint ventures; cross-border acquisitions and dispositions, including both inbound and outbound property and stock transfers; and cross-border corporate restructurings involving partnership issues, US subpart F minimization and foreign tax credit utilization, and foreign withholding minimization. Mr. Luchsinger regularly oversees multijurisdictional acquisitions and restructurings, drawing on a network of advisors of the highest caliber throughout the world. Mr. Luchsinger advises both US and non-US clients in a number of industries, including manufacturing, clean energy, and consumer products. For almost a decade, Mr. Luchsinger taught Taxation of Partnerships at the Georgetown University Law Center and speaks regularly on a variety of federal income tax topics.

Representative Matters

  • Weyerhaeuser -- tax advice concerning the acquisition and simplification of Longview Timberlands, and the distribution of Weyerhaeuser’s homebuilding business.
  • Manufacturer -- led project and advised on US tax aspects of restructuring involving India manufacturing subsidiaries.
  • Manufacturer -- led project and advised on US tax aspects of restructuring involving European and Asian operations.
  • Beverage company -- advised on US tax aspects of financing and structuring multi-billion dollar corporate and JV acquisition and operation.
  • Beverage company -- advised on US tax aspects of integration of foreign operations following a multi-billion dollar acquisition.
  • Numerous companies -- advised on structuring domestic and foreign JVs and limited liability companies.

Honors and Rankings

  • Washington DC Super Lawyers, Tax (2014) 
  • Chambers USA, Tax (2010-2014) 
  • Legal 500 US, Tax (2012-2014)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor of Law (2004-2010)
  • International Bar Association, Member

Publications and Speeches

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