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Eric B. Sensenbrenner

Eric B. Sensenbrenner

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Eric Sensenbrenner, co-head of the firm’s Tax Group, represents clients on a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters. With a particular emphasis on transactional tax planning in the international context, Mr. Sensenbrenner has extensive experience in assisting clients in the planning and execution of mergers, acquisitions and spinoff transactions, and in structuring cross-border investments and capital markets transactions.

Mr. Sensenbrenner regularly advises U.S. and international multinational companies in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and post-acquisition restructuring and integration transactions, and represents clients in connection with structuring cross-border investments, including the formation of U.S. and foreign joint ventures. Mr. Sensenbrenner also regularly advises clients with respect to international tax planning matters generally, including subpart F, the foreign tax credit and transfer pricing. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to corporate and international taxation. 

Mr. Sensenbrenner repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.


LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1997

J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1996

B.A., Connecticut College, 1993

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



Co-Author, “ OECD Outlines Plans to Prevent Double-Tax Treaty Abuse,”  Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, March 20, 2014

“ Inversions: The American Experience,” Columbia Journal of Tax Law, ‘Tax Matters’, Fall 2014

Co-Author, “ US Inversions Through European Merger,”  Tax Journal, June 2013

Co-Author “ Sandwich Structures: The IRS Illuminates the Application of the DRD and Other Provisions,”  International Tax Journal, July-August 2010

Eric B. Sensenbrenner is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Recent Legislative Changes Limiting the Ability to Credit Foreign Taxes under Sections 909, 901(m), and 960(c) - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Select U.S. Federal Income Tax Considerations in European Joint Ventures - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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