Cecilia (Ceci) Hassan

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Ceci Hassan is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Tax Practice Group, and Global Wealth Management sub-practice group in Miami, Florida.

Practice Focus

Ceci’s practice focuses on international clients, their families, family offices, and their companies with structuring their investments inside and outside of the US, such as international trust planning, structuring US real estate holding structures with compliance with FIRPTA, investments and holdings in US and foreign companies and operating businesses, preimmigration planning for individuals and families coming to the US, expatriation planning for individuals renouncing their US citizenships or green cards, global exchange of information (FATCA, CRS), and other international tax planning matters. She also handles general tax planning for individuals and companies.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) - Director and Member of the Program Committee
  • Dade County Bar Association - Member
  • Florida Bar - Section on Tax, Real Property, Probate and Trust
  • International Tax Group of Miami - Member
  • Greater Miami Tax Institute - Member


  • Florida~United States (2006)


  • University of Florida (LL.M. Taxation) (2007)
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D.) (2006)
  • University of Florida (B.A. Business Administration) (2003)


  • English
  • Spanish


Co-author, "Impact on Business Valuations of Lapsed Rights and Restrictions on Liquidation ofan Interest: Is this the End of Valuation Discounting as we Know it? - Section 2704 Proposed Regulations Released," Baker & McKenzie, August 2016

Author, "IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Regarding 'Consistent Basis Reporting Rules'," Journal of Taxation, July 2016


Co-presenter, “Pre-Immigration and Latam Expatriation Planning,” 18th Latin America Tax conference 2017, Miami, Florida, 20-22 March 2017

Co-presenter, “International Spotlight: The Common Reporting Standard and FATCA As Applied to Private Clients – What Every Planner Should Know,” ABA Final Spotlights Fiduciary Income Tax Meeting, Orlando, Florida, January 2017

“University of Chicago Booth School of Business – Private Wealth Management Program,” Breakout Discussion for International Participants, October 2016