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Dominika Korytek

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Dominika Korytek is a partner in the Firm's San Francisco office. She routinely advises businesses on strategies for international expansion, domestic and international acquisitions, reorganizations and dispositions. Dominika is a member of the North America Tax Practice Group’s Tax Planning and Transactions Committee and is the Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion committee for California. She speaks frequently at client seminars and conferences pertaining to international taxation sponsored by the Tax Executives Institute (TEI), Bloomberg BNA and others. For several years, she has been included in the International Tax Review’s “Women in Tax Leader” publication which is a list of the world’s leading female tax practitioners.

Practice Focus

Ms. Korytek focuses her practice on matters relating to the US federal income taxation of corporations, with emphasis on international tax planning in mergers and acquisitions, pre- and post acquisition reorganizations, dual consolidated loss issues, permanent establishment risk analysis, withholding tax and indirect (VAT/GST) tax planning. Ms. Korytek has also assisted clients to negotiate with foreign tax authorities to influence public policy. Her practice involves advising corporations on their market penetration strategies within many industries with a special focus on technology companies.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Alpha Technologies Group of Companies as lead tax counsel in connection with its USD 750 million business disposition to EnerSys.

  • Advised CommScope Holding Co. Inc. on international tax issues around the world with respect to its USD 3 billion acquisition and integration of Swiss-based TE Connectivity’s network business.

  • Advised on international tax aspects of a disposition of a pharmaceutical business line worth over USD 14 billion in over 28 countries.

  • Acted as a member of the tax team that was involved in Bemis Company Inc.’s USD 1.2B acquisition of the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto plc, which included flexible packaging facilities in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and New Zealand.

Admissions

  • Illinois~United States (2006)
  • Florida~United States (2004)
  • California~United States (2004)

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. Taxation) (2005)
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law (J.D.) (2003)
  • Cornell University (B.A. Political Science) (2000)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

Previous Offices

  • Chicago
  • Palo Alto