Ethan Kroll

Ethan Kroll

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Ethan Kroll is a partner in the Los Angeles office and the co-chair of the Firm’s West Coast Tax Practice. He contributes regularly to Bloomberg's Tax Management International Journal and speaks frequently on international tax issues. Previously, he was a principal at a Big Four accounting firm.

Practice Focus

Ethan provides comprehensive, business-focused solutions to tax, legal, and other issues facing multinational enterprises in a wide range of sectors, including life sciences, consumer products, software, digital, and high technology companies. He advises on all aspects of US international income taxation, with an emphasis on multijurisdictional restructurings, expansions, and collaborations; supply chain management and enhancement; intellectual property alignment; loss optimization; and inbound and outbound investment.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California – Section on Taxation


  • District of Columbia~United States (2013)
  • California~United States (2010)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California~United States
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California~United States
  • U.S. Tax Court~United States


  • Stanford Law School (JD) (2010)
  • University of Chicago (PhD) (2010)
  • University of Chicago (MA) (2003)
  • Yale University (BA) (1999)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • San Francisco
  • Palo Alto