Reeves Westbrook

Reeves C. Westbrook

Senior Counsel
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Covington & Burling LLP
One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956
Tel: +1 202 662 5150



  • Yale Law School, J.D., 1974
    • Yale Law Journal, Editor
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1971
    • magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

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

Reeves Westbrook is the co-chair of the firm's tax practice group.  His practice concentrates on the needs of large corporate taxpayers, including both counseling and tax controversies.

Mr. Westbrook has provided counseling on international asset transfers and tax optimal corporate structures, acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border transfer pricing, cross-border financings, tax credit planning, foreign and domestic joint ventures and partnerships.  Mr. Westbrook also counsels clients on regulatory and legislative issues and matters before the national office of the Internal Revenue Service.

Honors and Rankings

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Tax (2009-2016)
  • Chambers USA, Tax (2008-205)
  • Legal 500 US, Tax (2012-2015) 
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers, Tax (2013-2015)
  • The International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers (2010-2013)
  • Martindale AV Preeminent

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