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Dirk Suringa
Dirk J.J. Suringa
Partner
Washington +1 202 662 5436 dsuringa@cov.com Download V-card

Dirk Suringa is a partner in the firm's Washington, DC office, practicing in the areas of international tax planning and controversies. He advises clients regarding the Federal income tax aspects of domestic and international transactions and structures and represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the Treasury Department, and in the Federal courts.

Mr. Suringa served as Attorney-Advisor in the Department of the Treasury's Office of International Tax Counsel from 2000 to 2003. From 1996 to 1997, he clerked for the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Suringa is the author of numerous articles on international tax matters, including the BNA Tax Management Portfolio on the Foreign Tax Credit Limitation.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Vice-President and Secretary, Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association, USA Branch
  • Member, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Former Vice-Chair, Foreign Lawyers Forum, ABA Section of Taxation
  • Former Chair, Foreign Tax Credit Subcommittee, ABA Committee on Foreign Activities of US Taxpayers

Previous Experience

  • Department of the Treasury, Office of International Tax Counsel, Attorney-Advisor (2000-2003)
  • Chambers USA, Tax (2013-2017)    
  • Legal 500 US, Tax (2012-2014, 2016-2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Tax (2013-2018)
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers, Tax (2014)