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Diana S. Doyle

Diana S. Doyle

Latham & Watkins LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Diana Doyle chairs the Chicago Tax Department, where her practice focuses on tax planning for multinational companies with an emphasis on private and public company mergers and acquisitions.

She has advised domestic and international companies on such matters as structuring taxable and tax-free stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border migrations, tax-free reorganizations and spin-offs, securities offerings, limited liability company agreements and partnership tax. Ms. Doyle also has significant experience with tax audits, administrative appeals and litigation.

Ms. Doyle serves as a member of and is the immediate past chair of the planning committee for the University of Chicago Tax Conference and is a frequent speaker on a variety of tax topics, including the following recent presentations:

  • “Cross-Border Acquisitions” at PLI’s International Tax Issues Conference (2017)
  • “Back in Time: In Search of a Coherent Theory of Transactional Retroactivity” at the University of Chicago Federal Tax Conference (2016) (paper published in March 2017 edition of TAXES)
  • “International Joint Venture Issues” at PLI’s Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances Conference (2017)
  • “Update on Cross-Border Migrations” at Tax Executives Institute Chicago Chapter Fall Meeting (2015)
  • “Incorporations and Liquidations of Foreign Entities” at ABA Section of Taxation Fall Meeting (2015)

Chambers USA consistently ranks Ms. Doyle for her efforts in the Tax practice, including 2017 recognition as a leading lawyer, and she was recognized by The Legal 500 for her work in the US Taxes: Non-Contentious practice. She chairs Latham’s Brexit Task Force and is a member of its global strategic Initiatives Committee. Ms. Doyle also has a particular interest in issues concerning women in the law and is a past board member of the Chicago-based Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and a past Advisory Board member of Latham’s Women Enriching Business (WEB) initiative.

Education

  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 1996, With Honors
  • BS, Northwestern University, 1988, With Distinction
Diana S. Doyle is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Cross-Border M&A Planning and Developments - International Tax Issues 2017, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Treasury Issues Final and Temporary Regulations on Related-Party Debt Instruments, No. 2023 (October 26, 2016) - International Tax Issues 2017, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Latham & Watkins Client Alert Commentary: Treasury Issues Stringent Inversion Regulations, Proposes Far-Reaching Related-Party Debt Rules, Number 1956 (April 21, 2016) - International Tax Issues 2017, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Tax Considerations in Acquisition Agreements - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Tax Issues in M&A Contracts (PowerPoint slides) - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Cross-Border M&A Planning and Developments - Cross-Border M&A Planning and Developments, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Cross-Border M&A Planning and Developments - Cross-Border M&A Planning and Developments, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs International Tax Issues 2017, Monday, February 13, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, Cleveland, OH
International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
International Tax Issues 2018, Tuesday, February 06, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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