Name: H. David Rosenbloom
Firm Name: Caplin & Drysdale
Country: USA - Washington DC
Expertise: Tax Law

Telephone: +1 (202) 862-5000
Fax: +1 (202) 429-3301
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

H. David Rosenbloom is a Member in Caplin & Drysdale’s Washington, D.C., office. He rejoined the firm in 1981 after serving as International Tax Counsel and Director of the Office of International Tax Affairs in the US Treasury Department from 1977 to 1981. Mr. Rosenbloom has been recognized as a Senior Statesmen by Chambers USA since 2014 and listed among “Leading Lawyers” by The Legal 500 for his work with clients in International Tax and Tax Controversies.


Mr. Rosenbloom’s major areas of practice include international tax planning and controversies, including transfer pricing and advance pricing agreements, the foreign tax credit and subpart F, tax treaty issues and competent authority proceedings, financial products and financial institutions, taxation of all forms of inbound investment, and individual tax compliance in a cross-border context.

Career Highlights:

Mr. Rosenbloom has served as a Tax Policy Advisor for the US Treasury, the OECD, US AID, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank in Eastern Europe and the Baltic countries, the former Soviet Union, Senegal, Malawi, and South Africa. He has consulted with and advised foreign governments and international organizations on international tax matters, and served as an expert witness in international tax disputes in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, and Australia.

He has also written extensively on international and comparative tax topics. His most recent writings discuss the intersection of U.S. tax reform, U.S. tax treaty policy, and the OECD Project on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting.

Mr. Rosenbloom is fluent in French and Italian and has fundamental knowledge of Spanish.


J.D., Harvard Law School, 1966, magna cum laude, President, Harvard Law Review, Vol. 79
Fullbright, University of Florence, Florence, Italy, 1963
A.B., Princeton University, 1962, summa cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions:

New York
District of Columbia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Other Professional Affiliations:

International Fiscal Association
Member, U.S. Council for International Business

Government Experience:

International Tax Counsel and Director, Office of International Tax Affairs, U.S. Department of Treasury, 1978-1981
Law Clerk to the Honorable Abe Fortas, U.S. Supreme Court, 1967-1968, Assistant to the Honorable Arthur Goldberg; U.S. Mission to the United Nations, 1966-1967