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Eversheds Sutherland Strengthens International Tax Practice with Accomplished Partner Jonathan Sambur

April 12, 2021 – WASHINGTON—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, Mr. Sambur served as a partner in Mayer Brown’s tax transaction practice.

Based in the firm’s Washington DC office, Mr. Sambur helps financial institutions, investment funds and multinational companies achieve success in their cross-border activities by providing comprehensive US tax and regulatory advice. He regularly counsels clients with respect to US information reporting and withholding tax obligations, US federal tax issues affecting foreign businesses and individuals operating in the United States, as well as, US federal tax issues affecting US businesses operating outside the United States.

“I am excited to welcome Jon to Eversheds Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group,” said Mark D. Wasserman, Co-CEO of Eversheds Sutherland. “Jon 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 firm’s international tax team is devoted to the increasingly complicated field of international tax. Mr. Sambur’s arrival to the US-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 of 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, Mr. Sambur began his career serving as an attorney at the IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International). During his time with the IRS, Mr. Sambur 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.

Mr. Sambur 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.

About Eversheds Sutherland

As a global top 10 law practice, Eversheds Sutherland provides legal services to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 70 of the Fortune 100, 61 of the FTSE 100 and 128 of the Fortune 200.

With more than 3,000 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in 69 offices in 32 jurisdictions across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. In addition, a network of more than 200 related law firms, including formalized alliances in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa, provide support around the globe.

Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services, including corporate and M&A; dispute resolution and litigation; energy and infrastructure; finance; human capital and labor law; intellectual property; real estate and construction; and tax.

Eversheds Sutherland is a global legal practice and comprises two separate legal entities: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (headquartered in the UK) and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (headquartered in the US), and their respective controlled, managed, affiliated and member firms. The use of the name Eversheds Sutherland is for description purposes only and does not imply that the member firms or their controlled, managed or affiliated entities are in a partnership or are part of a global LLP. For more information, visit eversheds-sutherland.com.

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