King & Spalding’s Tax Practice provides energy clients with advice that is technically sophisticated, practical and policy aware. The firm works with clients on the planning and execution of international business transactions of all sizes and types, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and financings. The team’s advice covers the full spectrum of federal income tax issues, with particularly extensive experience in corporate, partnership, and international practice areas.
When tax controversies arise, King & Spalding’s lawyers help clients resolve them as favorably as possible, whether in examinations, administrative appeals, the courtroom, or alternative dispute resolution processes such as the Advance Pricing Agreement Program. The firm’s tax lawyers combine substantive tax knowledge with the tax litigation experience of the firm’s litigators (including lawyers experienced in the Tax Division of the Justice Department) to achieve optimal results. King & Spalding lawyers have considerable experience in the management of privilege and discovery issues; in handling cases in the Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims, and the federal District Courts; and with appeals from such courts.
King & Spalding strives not only to give its clients top-quality tax advice but also to partner with them in developing innovative and practical solutions to tax issues. Utilizing the resources of all five of the firm’s offices, and drawing on King & Spalding’s other practice groups, such as Corporate, Finance, Real Estate, and Litigation, the firm ensures the seamlessly integrated delivery of all legal services necessary to close a transaction or successfully resolve a tax controversy.
- King & Spalding is recognized for its “first-class energy team” and ranks as one of the top energy and natural resources firms in the United States in the 2010 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
- King & Spalding was named one of the top energy and natural resources firms nationally (Chambers USA 2010).