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Lorraine Saxton
Lorraine G. Saxton
Washington +1 202 662 5963 lsaxton@cov.com Download V-card

Lorraine Saxton is an associate in the firm’s Tax Group who advises clients on a variety of domestic and international tax issues. Ms. Saxton has experience advising clients in tax planning matters and tax controversy matters at examination and appeals.

  • Advised clients planning transfers of intellectual property, addressing structuring, pricing, and transfer pricing documentation.
  • Advised clients at examination on high-stakes transfer pricing issues.
  • Advised sports leagues and teams on federal and state and local tax obligations.
  • Negotiated favorable settlement of FICA tax refund claims at IRS appeals.
  • Advised clients on income tax treaties, Chapter 3, and Chapter 4 (FATCA) withholding tax obligations for payments made to non-U.S. persons.
  • Advised clients regarding proposals for tax reform.
  • Advised a multi-national corporation on the application of subpart F rules to its investment in a non-U.S. joint venture.
  • Advised clients seeking pre-filing agreements to resolve factual and methodological concerns prior to filing a tax return.

Pro Bono

  • Provided structuring advice to a 501(c)(3) entering into a joint venture with a for-profit organization.
  • Assisted individual classified as permanently and totally disabled to reduce tax burden from forgiveness of student loans.
  • Provided legal information to tenants and small landlords with the D.C. Bar’s Landlord Tenant Resource Center.