Andrius R. Kontrimas

Global Head of Tax

Andrius R. Kontrimas

Houston

T:+1 713 651 5482

F:+1 713 651 5246

Andrius Kontrimas is Global Head of Tax.

Andrius assists clients effectively and efficiently with solving their domestic and foreign business problems – whether they are specific legal problems or just business matters that have legal consequences. At the foundation of his diverse practice is a commitment to cost-effectively solving clients' business challenges.

Andrius, who is administrative partner in the Houston office, currently counsels clients in the following areas:

  • Global Tax Planning: Suggests ways to structure, plan and document business transactions and organizations to optimize worldwide taxation
  • Transfer Pricing: Represents multinationals regarding their intercompany transactions including policies, agreements, cost sharing, bilateral and multilateral APAs
  • Joint Ventures: Advises domestic and international joint ventures and parties about structuring their relationships, exit strategies, ongoing operations and global tax optimization
  • Private Equity Transactions: Represents financial managers, investors and portfolio companies that have been acquired or diversified by private equity funds; provides counsel on corporate and tax matters to domestic and foreign funds and participants
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions: Represents buyers and sellers of public and private organizations in complex cross-border transactions
  • Contested Tax Matters: Represents taxpayers in IRS audits as well as in civil litigation in the United States District Courts, United States Tax Court and United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Corporate Counseling: Serves as an advisor for legal matters both in the United States and abroad for a number of companies, including companies listed on the London Stock Exchange
  • Political Action Committee and Election Law: Works with PACs, candidates and officeholders to facilitate compliance with federal and state requirements for reporting, legal liability, taxes and contribution limits
  • Private Foundations and Other Exempt Organizations: Addresses legal aspects of philanthropy by drawing on years of experience representing a high-profile private foundation
  • Art Law: Represents domestic and foreign clients (including foundations, museums, galleries and dealers) regarding the ownership, sale or charitable disposition of works of art; offers substantial expertise in resolving looted art claims that arise from World War II
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