Jenner, Matthew 33958

Matthew S. Jenner

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Matthew Jenner is a partner in the Tax Practice Group of the Chicago office. He advises multinational companies on federal tax issues related to cross-border transactions. He also represents clients in domestic and international tax disputes.

Practice Focus

Mr. Jenner focuses his practice on matters relating to the US federal income taxation of corporations, with an emphasis on international tax planning. He advises multinational companies on domestic and international reorganizations and acquisitions, and foreign tax credit planning.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised clients on post-acquisition integration planning and implementation.
  • Advised a client on efficient tax structure for divestiture of one of its major businesses.
  • Advised clients on tax-efficient cash repatriation strategies.
  • Represented a client in obtaining a private letter ruling with respect to its section 382 limitation.
  • Represented clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.


  • Illinois~United States (2011)


  • Indiana University - Maurer School of Law (J.D., cum laude) (2011)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A. Economics and Italian, cum laude) (2008)


  • English
  • Italian

Previous Offices

  • Washington, DC


Presenter, "The Foreign Tax Credit Limitation," Networking Seminars, New York, NY, 22 March 2016

Presenter, "Subpart F – General Overview and Section 959," Bloomberg BNA, Chicago, IL, 9 November 2015


Co-author, "Issues in Applying Code Sec. 904(f)(3)(D)," Taxes, volume 92, no. 7, July 2014

Co-author, "The Tax Court in Barnes Group Misapplies the Step Transaction Doctrine, Imposes Penalties," Journal of Taxation, volume 119, no. 6, December 2013

Co-author, "Gain Recognition Agreements: When Does ‘Substantial’ Become ‘Substantially All’?," Taxes, volume 91, no. 5, May 2013

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