Morgan W. Holtman Bolsters BakerHostetler Tax Group

Press Releases / January 7, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jan. 7, 2020 — BakerHostetler announced today that Morgan W. Holtman has joined the firm as a partner on its international tax team, resident in Washington, D.C. She previously was a director in a Big Four accounting firm’s national tax practice.

Holtman brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in transactional tax matters, having begun her career with the Big Four accounting firm’s national office in 2001, joined Dewey Ballantine LLP as a tax associate in 2006 and returned to the Big Four accounting firm as a director in 2012.

Throughout her career, Holtman has advised clients in a variety of industries, including in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, technology and investment management sectors, on transactional tax matters ranging from corporate acquisitions and dispositions to financings and intangibles transfers. She has extensive experience in partnership taxation, with emphasis on cross-border corporate joint ventures. Holtman routinely advises clients on partnership matters including formation, operation and liquidation issues; complex equity structures; special allocations; and mergers and acquisitions. She also has considerable experience coordinating with non-U.S. tax advisers on multijurisdictional transactions and representing clients in tax controversy matters.

“Morgan’s experience advising on complex international and partnership tax matters will be helpful to our clients as they engage in transactions and as they continue to structure and restructure their business operations with a view toward minimizing their global effective tax rates,” said Jeffrey H. Paravano, chair of BakerHostetler’s Tax Practice Group and managing partner of the D.C. office. “I am thrilled to have her join our team and look forward to the thought leadership she will provide as we help our clients grow their global businesses in a tax-efficient manner.”

“I am delighted to join BakerHostetler and its outstanding Tax Practice Group, and I’m extremely excited by the opportunities that the firm’s extensive client portfolio offers,” said Holtman. “BakerHostetler’s collaborative approach, combined with the wide-ranging technical expertise of its highly regarded tax attorneys, provides an ideal platform for resolving challenging tax issues.”

Holtman received her LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, her J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School and her B.A. from the University of Delaware.

The international tax team is based in Washington, D.C., and includes lawyers in various offices throughout the United States. The team regularly works with a network of trusted global tax advisers to ensure clients receive terrific representation in any jurisdiction. The BakerHostetler tax team is among the legal industry’s largest and routinely innovates for and with our clients to help them achieve their goals.


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