Scott M. Levine is a tax partner in Jones Day’s Washington office where he advises on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs and other divestitures, restructurings, financings, and joint ventures. Mr. Levine also has negotiated private letter rulings with the Internal Revenue Service in the corporate, international, financial instruments, and energy credit tax areas. Before joining Jones Day, Mr. Levine was a senior manager in KPMG’s Washington National Tax corporate tax group.
Mr. Levine is currently an adjunct professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. and the International Tax Center at Leiden University in the Netherlands, where he teaches courses on U.S. domestic and international corporate taxation. Mr. Levine is a frequent speaker on subjects in his practice for various groups including the Tax Executives Institute, the Practising Law Institute, the American Bar Association, the D.C. Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the International Fiscal Association.
Mr. Levine is a member of the D.C. Bar Tax Section’s Steering Committee and former chair and vice chair of the Tax Section’s Corporate Tax Committee. Mr. Levine also is an officer of the American Bar Association’s Corporate Tax Committee. Mr. Levine was the primary drafter of the D.C. Bar’s comment letter on the recently proposed section 385 regulations.