Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Jonathan A. Sambur has joined the Tax Practice Group as a partner, expanding the firm’s tax practice with a focus on advising global financial institutions. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Jonathan served as a partner in Mayer Brown’s tax transaction practice.
Based in the firm’s Washington DC office, Jonathan helps financial institutions, investment funds and multinational companies achieve success in their cross-border activities by providing comprehensive United States tax and regulatory advice.
He regularly counsels clients with respect to United States information reporting and withholding tax obligations, United States federal tax issues affecting foreign businesses and individuals operating in the United States, as well as, United States federal tax issues affecting United States businesses operating outside the United States.
“I am excited to welcome Jonathan to Eversheds Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group,” said Mark D. Wasserman, Co-Chief Executive Officer at Eversheds Sutherland. “Jonathan has exceptional experience practicing international and federal tax law. His arrival will provide our clients with expanded service offerings, deepen our ability to support global financial services companies on international tax matters, and continue the expansion of our tier-one tax practice.”
Exceeding 150 tax practitioners in more than 20 countries, the law firm’s international tax team is devoted to the increasingly complicated field of international tax. Jonathan ’s arrival to the United States-based team signals another step in the firm’s efforts to provide clients with the most comprehensive international tax guidance on a global scale.
“Jon is a perfect fit with Eversheds Sutherland and our global client base,” said Jeffrey A. Friedman, Partner and Head at Eversheds Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group. “With his focus on multinational financial service clients, Jon’s addition to the firm will help strengthen our tax practice and service offerings to global banks, insurance companies and corporations working through complex multi-jurisdictional tax transactions, audits and controversy.”
Prior to joining private practice, Jonathan began his career serving as an attorney at the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel. During his time with the IRS, Jonathan was the principal author of several Treasury regulations and other international tax guidance, and managed a diverse caseload involving international, corporate and partnership tax issues.
Jonathan is the third lateral partner added to Eversheds Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group in the last six months, following the recent additions of SALT-focused Partners Breen Schiller and Nikki Dobay. This continued growth underscores the firm’s goal to provide clients with the most skilled and talented practitioners across the tax field.