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James R. Barry

James R. Barry

Mayer Brown LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

James R. Barry is a partner and one of the firm’s global practice leaders of the Tax Transactions group at Mayer Brown LLP.  He represents US corporations and individuals in tax planning for foreign and domestic operations, as well as foreign corporations and individuals in tax planning for US operations.  His work includes tax planning for restructuring of existing foreign and US corporate groups, spin-offs, and acquisitions of foreign and domestic corporations.  He also has done extensive work in connection with financing of cross border operations and financial products.  Jim has been ranked as a leading tax lawyer by various publications, including Chambers, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Illinois Superlawyers.

Jim is a frequent lecturer and writer on tax topics.  He has spoken at the University of Chicago Tax Conference, where he is the past Chair of the Planning Committee, the Practicing Law Institute, TEI, OFII, the IBA and many others.


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