Thomas Kittle-Kamp: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Thomas Kittle-Kamp

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7028

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Transactions & Consulting
  • Transfer Pricing
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7028
Fax: +1 312 706 9197
University Bradley University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1982
Law SchoolNorthwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
Admitted1988, Illinois; US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; US Court of Federal Claims; US Tax Court

extremely confident and persuasive in the courtroom and a pleasure to work with

Chambers USA 2008

Since joining Mayer Brown in 1990, Tom Kittle-Kamp has represented clients in all phases of tax controversy and litigation. His litigation experience includes the trial and appeal of major corporate cases involving Section 482 allocations, substance-over-form theories, intangible assets, debt-equity characterization, valuation disputes, capitalization questions, Subpart F and other international tax issues, Subchapter C issues, and leasing transactions. Tom also maintains an extensive practice of advising and representing clients with respect to administrative matters, including IRS audits, IRS Appeals (including Fast Track and appeals mediation procedures) and competent authority negotiations. He also represents corporate clients with respect to tax-sharing disputes.

Tom has deep experience in all aspects of international transfer pricing, particularly matters involving intangible assets and intellectual property. He provides tax planning advice with respect to cross-border transactions involving intangible assets, goods and services; transfer-pricing documentation; and the development, exploitation and disposition of intangible assets, including licenses, sales and cost-sharing arrangements. He is co-author of the treatise Federal Income Taxation of Intellectual Properties and Intangible Assets (Warren, Gorham & Lamont 1997), which is updated twice a year. Before law school, he worked for several years as a newspaper reporter.

According to Chambers USA, Tom is extremely confident and persuasive in the courtroom and a pleasure to work with. According to Legal 500, Tom is a very rare combination - a subtle courtroom advocate and a real tax expert. Tom has been repeatedly recognized by Chambers USA, Legal 500 and the International Tax Review Tax Controversy Leaders guide.

Mayer Brown was recently named Tax Controversy Team of the Year in the Legal 500 United States Awards 2014. Mayer Brown is 'among the best' and fields a large team...dedicated exclusively to tax controversy and transfer pricing, said Legal 500 and its sources in the 2014 US edition. The firm's extensive experience spans the full gamut of controversy work, from administrative appeals to litigation in the trial court and at appellate court level.

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Thomas Kittle-Kamp

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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