Marc Levey is a partner in the New York office of Baker McKenzie. He has over 40 years of experience in international taxation and is nationally recognized in his field, particularly in structuring and defending transfer pricing strategies. He has frequently been acknowledged by Euromoney as one of the "World's Leading Tax Advisors," included in its "Best of the Best" global tax experts. Mr Levey serves as the chair of the Firm's Luxury & Fashion Industry Group and was the past chair of the Firm's Global Transfer Pricing Steering Committee. Previously, he was a senior trial attorny with the US Department of Justice and a Special Attorney to the Attorney General. Mr Levey's practice focuses on transfer pricing and cross-border transactions, tax controversies and litigation, international taxation, and restructuring multinational company's global operations. Mr Levey represents a wide range of clients in proceedings before the IRS and federal courts and has substantial experience in handling tax controversies. He has worked in various industries such as pharmaceuticals and life sciences, financial institutions, energy, automotive, chemicals, electronics, consumer goods, fashion and luxury products.
Representative Legal Matters served as tax counsel on Club Med Sales, Inc. v. Commissioner, Astra USA Inc. v. Commissioner, Saint Gobain Corporation et al. v. Commissioner, Frette SA v. Commissioner, Andres Courrage Inc. v. Commissioner, Framatome Connectors USA v. Commissioner, Brillembourg v. Commissioner. He also served as tax counsel on the acquisition of PPC Broadband LLC and SKT International, B.V. by Belden, Inc. He has successfully negotiated conclusions to numerous IRS tax audits, appeals controversies, fast track appeals, competent authority matters and advance pricing agreements.
Professional Honors Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who 2017, "Best of the Best" among international tax lawyers, Euromoney Legal Media Group, "Best of the Best among International Tax Lawyers" and "Leading World, Transfer Pricing Expert", International Tax Review, Listed lawyer, Madison's Who's Who, Listed lawyer, Best Lawyers in America, Listed lawyer, New York Area's Best Lawyers, Professional Associations and Memberships, India's Taxmann – Advisory Board Member, BNA Foreign Tax Portfolio – Advisory Board Member, International Tax Journal – Advisory Board Member, University of Cincinnati College of Law's Corporate Law Center Advisory Board Member and Adjunct Professor of Law, American Bar Association – prior vice chairman, Affiliated and Related Tax Party Committee, American Bar Association – founding chairman, Transfer Pricing Committee, Journal of International Taxation – Advisory Board Member. Co Author of Wolters Kluwer: CCH's "Transfer Pricing: Rules, Compliance and Controversy,: 4th Edition and Editor and Author of Warren Gorham & Lamont's " US Taxation of Foreign Controlled Businesses." 2019.