Jesse Eggert is an Associate International Tax Counsel in the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Tax Policy. While at the Treasury Department, he has had responsibility for a variety of matters relating to U.S. international taxation, with a focus on the taxation of inbound investment and on the taxation of financial institutions and products. In addition, Jesse has had substantial involvement in negotiating tax treaties, and has represented the United States before the OECD at Working Party No. 1 on Tax Conventions and Related Questions and at a subsidiary working group on permanent establishment issues.
Before working for the Treasury Department, Jesse was an associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, where he worked on tax issues facing foreign and domestic insurance companies, and at Winston & Strawn, where his practice focused primarily on matters concerning U.S. taxation of foreign financial institutions. Jesse received an A.B., with distinction in all subjects, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Cornell University. He is a member of the adjunct faculty in the LL.M. program at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching an annual course on tax treaties.