Paul Oosterhuis is the senior international tax partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and is the firm-wide leader of the firm's various regulatory practice groups. Mr. Oosterhuis has had extensive experience in cross-border acquisition and disposition transactions, financing arrangements and tax planning for U.S. and foreign-based multinational corporations. He also frequently represents clients on international tax controversy matters, as well as regulations and rulings proceedings, with the Internal Revenue Service. In particular, he frequently represents clients in intercompany pricing matters, including in Advance Pricing Agreement and Competent Authority negotiations.
He received his B.A. from Brown University and his J.D. Degree from Harvard Law School. In 1973 he became a Legislation Attorney for the Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress, and in 1977 and 1978 served as the Committee's Legislation Counsel. He entered private practice in 1979. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught International Taxation in the Master of Taxation graduate law program.
He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court.