Michael Karlin

Michael Karlin is a California attorney and an English solicitor with over 35 years of experience advising clients on the taxation of cross-border transactions and investments. Michael has particular experience in structuring international businesses and finance transactions, advising on cross-border taxation, tax treaties, withholding taxes, moving to and from the United States and planning international trusts and estates. He began his career as a solicitor at DJ Freeman (later known as Kendall Freeman and now part of Locke Lord) in London. He became a member of the California Bar in 1980 and was a partner for many years at a leading U.S. firm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, resident in the Los Angeles office. He also spent three years as an international tax partner of KPMG LLP.

Recent Speaking Engagements:

  • "Outbound Planning and Choice of Entity Considerations for Individuals," Panelist, 78th New York University Conference on Advanced International Taxation, July 19, 2019.



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