Alan H. Kaufman, Esq., LL.M.
Senior International Tax Counsel
For nearly 30 years at Sony Corporation as Vice President in the Global Tax Office, Alan Kaufman led strategic and transactional tax planning initiatives with an emphasis on the media and entertainment businesses. Mr. Kaufman advises clients on a wide range of federal and international tax matters.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Kaufman was with the District Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in the New Orleans and Brooklyn offices, where he litigated tax cases before the U.S. Tax Court. In his corporate and government roles, he has obtained broad experience in many areas of tax planning and controversy, including business integration and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, intercompany transactions, transfer pricing, tax treaty matters (including competent authority negotiations), ruling requests, and audit defense.