U.S. News - Best Lawyers® recently named Baker McKenzie the 2017 Law Firm of the Year for Tax Law in its annual "Best Law Firms" rankings. Additionally, Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice achieved a national Tier One recognition for the US, as well as local Tier One rankings in Chicago, Houston, Miami, New York, San Jose and Washington, DC.

The "Best Law Firms" rankings, a collaboration between U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews and an extensive submission process. This is Baker McKenzie's second time receiving this award in the last three years.

"Baker McKenzie is committed to providing practical advice to our clients to help them simplify an increasingly complex, challenging, and evolving global tax environment as they do business around the world," said Tom Linguanti, Chair of the Firm's North America Tax Practice. "We are proud to be once again recognized by our sophisticated and talented clients and peers as a leader regionally and in many of our local markets."

Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice is one of the most highly-rated and recommended among law firms worldwide. The practice provides a strong network of tax professionals offering domestic and multinational companies with a full complement of tax planning services, from analysis to implementation, as well as a full range of tax dispute resolution services in the US and abroad, including advice on US and global tax policy, transfer pricing, customs, local and indirect tax and employee benefits tax issues.

Most recently the practice was also recognized by Law360 in its 2015 Tax Practice Groups of the Year awards, and was named as a Tier One law firm by Chambers Global (Tax), Chambers USA (Tax Controversy) and The Legal 500 US (International Tax and Tax Controversy). In addition, the International Tax Review recently recognized the Firm's US and Canada Transfer Pricing practices as Tier One in its annual World Transfer Pricing rankings for 2017.

Learn more about Baker McKenzie's tax capabilities in North America.

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