Prominent International Tax Attorney Susan Klein joins Rimon as a Partner in Chicago Office
News Susan F. Klein · June 02, 2015
Chicago (June 2, 2015) Expanding its team of tax attorneys, Rimon Law has added Susan F. Klein as a Partner in its Chicago office.
Ms. Klein was previously a partner at both Polsinelli and Winston & Strawn.
Ms. Klein represents clients in tax and private international transactions matters, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, entity formations, venture capital, financial services taxations, tax controversies and complex real estate deals. She also represents foreign companies and individuals in the tax treatment of U.S. investments, licensing operations and estate planning, as well as US individuals and businesses in foreign investments. She regularly advises on compliance issues under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
Ms. Klein is the seventh tax attorney to join Rimon. The tax group is one of the cornerstones of the firm’s highly innovative, full-service team of attorneys operating in 14 offices internationally. Rimon and its founders have been recognized by the Financial Times on multiple occasions as well as the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal, Harvard Law School, and Stanford Law School for innovation in the practice of law. Rimon has also been recognized by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and many others for excellence.
“Susan is a great addition to our strong team of tax attorneys. She has advised on virtually every type of complex tax issue, and will be a great asset to our clients and transactional partners as they look to handle increasingly challenging deals. We have repeatedly seen that tax issues are a key component of transactional work today and we are glad to have someone of Susan’s caliber at Rimon,” said Rimon's CEO Michael Moradzadeh.
Ms. Klein was a former Chairman at the American Bar Association’s Taxation Committee, International Section and vice chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Tax Committee, International Section. She had also served as Vice President-Secretary of the International Fiscal Association’s Executive Committee and has taught taxation and international law at both Emory University School of Law and Boston University School of Law. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer by the International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers.
“Rimon has established burgeoning tax and transactional practices, ones that are perfect fits for my clients. Rimon’s focus on entrepreneurial clients and experienced attorneys makes for a unique and very positive firm environment. I look forward to working with my new partners,” said Ms. Klein.
Ms. Klein received her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and her B.S. from Cornell University.