John Cacharini

John Richard Cacharani

Baker & McKenzie Zurich
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


John Richard Cacharani is a US tax associate in Baker McKenzie’s International Tax and Global Wealth Management practice groups. John recently earned his LL.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law. John received his JD from the Washington University School of Law, where he received the Scholar in Law Award and was a member of the Trademark and Unfair Competition moot court team. While in law school, John served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Carol E. Jackson on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and was a global legal intern for AB InBev.

Prior to law school, John earned his BA from Northwestern University, and the EMMIR Erasmus Mundus Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations.

Practice Focus

John focuses his practice on cross-border US tax issues. He advises US and non-US clients on business planning, wealth management, and insurance matters. He also works with US taxpayers on tax compliance, citizenship, and residency matters. John has also advised non-US financial institutions on US tax and regulatory matters including FATCA and the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard.


  • New York~United States


  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation)
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law (J.D.)
  • Northwestern University (B.A.)


  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish


Co-author, US Senate Ratifies Protocols to US Tax Treaties with Japan, Luxembourg, Spain and Switzerland, Baker McKenzie Client Alert, 21 August 2019

Co-author, IRS releases proposed regulations for foreign partner effectively connected income and withholding, Baker McKenzie Tax News and Developments, July 2019

Co-author, Is the U.S. Now Assisting Tax Treaty Partners on Tax Evasion Investigations?, Wealth Management, 22 May 2019

Co-author, Individual US Taxpayers eligible for GILTI Deduction if Electing Corporate Tax Treatment, Baker McKenzie Client Alert, 7 March 2019


Co-presenter, Tax Developments Expected Under the Biden Administration 28 January 2021