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Anne C. Lew

  • Attorney at Law

Anne Lew is a senior tax and corporate attorney at Yorozu Law Group (YLG), where she leads the firm’s International Taxation practice. Having practiced with members of YLG for more than 15 years, she is a vital member of our cohesive, collaborative legal team. With a strong background in international taxation and corporate law, and a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Taxation, Ms. Lew advises multinational corporations and their U.S. subsidiaries on U.S. and California tax planning and on tax and corporate issues in cross-border transactions. And, she works closely with YLG’s in-house CPA and our clients’ in-house and outside tax advisors to develop tax and corporate strategies to efficiently expand and grow our clients’ businesses.

Ms. Lew is involved from the inception of YLG’s relationships with our clients because we understand the importance of proactively identifying and addressing tax issues that may affect our clients’ corporate planning or cross-border transactions. Having advised multinational companies of all sizes across a broad range of industries, she understands and can pinpoint tax issues relevant to specific industries or corporate structures.

Her comprehensive international tax planning advice includes evaluating corporate frameworks, counseling on transfer pricing to facilitate tax savings, and reviewing tax treaties between countries. Focused on minimizing tax effects in cross-border transactions, she provides guidance on structuring transactions, counsel on tax withholding obligations, and recommendations on tax-efficient asset transfer.

Ms. Lew also advises YLG clients on corporate law matters related to formation, financing, operations, M&A, strategic alliances, and licensing. And, she counsels clients on employment law issues, such as hiring and firing, compensation, discrimination, and harassment.

Education:

  • LL.M Taxation, Golden Gate University School of Law
  • J.D., University of California Davis School of Law
  • B.A., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
Admission:

  • State Bar of California
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