Paul D. Jacokes: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Paul D. Jacokes

Of Counsel
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Energy, Environmental & Commodities
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Insurance Finance
  • Exchange Traded Funds
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Insurance
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0238
Fax: 202-637-3593
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with highest honors Phi Beta Kappa, Jackson Distinguished Scholar
Law SchoolYale Law School, J.D.; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M.
Admitted1979, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Taxation and Financial Transactions Committee, Taxation Section, American Bar Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar

BornDurham, North Carolina, February 10, 1953

Tax attorney Paul Jacokes represents domestic and multinational companies in federal income tax planning and controversy matters-with a heavy emphasis on financing transactions and complex financial instruments. A member of Sutherland's Tax Practice Group, Paul advises clients on tax issues related to hedging financial and other types of business risks through derivatives, in both a domestic and international context. Paul also has extensive experience with tax issues pertaining to securities and commodities dealers and traders, hedge funds and insurance companies. He recently advised a client on several innovative transactions involving securitization of insurance risks.

Paul served as legislation counsel to the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation and, for several years, as in-house tax counsel advising a large financial institution's corporate finance department. He also taught a graduate course on the taxation of corporate mergers and acquisitions as adjunct faculty of Georgetown University Law School.

Selected Experience
Sutherland provides major multinational insurance company with tax help on securitizations.
Sutherland provides tax advice to the United States Oil Fund.
Sutherland provides advice to Manulife Financial and its U.S. affiliates on tax issues.


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Paul D. Jacokes

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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