Rebecca Lasky

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Rebecca Lasky is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's New York office and a member of the Firm's Tax and Wealth Management Practice Groups. Rebecca frequently advises high-net-worth US and foreign individuals, family offices, financial institutions, and tax-exempt organizations.

Practice Focus

Rebecca focuses her practice on domestic and international tax and trust planning. Rebecca advises clients on a broad range of US federal income, gift and estate tax matters, including those associated with their succession planning, closely-held business interests, and cross-border investments.

Rebecca's practice includes forming and overseeing complex trust and corporate structures, implementing internal reorganizations, structuring cross-border business and US real estate investments, and facilitating pre-immigration and expatriation. Rebecca also routinely assists clients with the creation and governance of family offices to manage wealth vehicles and provide services in a tax-efficient manner.

Rebecca has significant experience advising clients on the application of the Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC) rules, the Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) rules, the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), and international tax treaties. She also assists with forming unique US and non-US vehicles, including non-charitable purpose trusts, Bahamas executive entities, and Wyoming statutory foundations.

Rebecca also regularly advises tax-exempt organizations and their individual and corporate donors on tax and governance issues. She has assisted with the formation and operation of numerous tax-exempt entities, including public charities, private foundations and social welfare organizations, with a particular emphasis on the Firm's pro bono non-profit clients.


  • New York~United States (2017)


  • New York University School of Law (LLM Taxation) (2019)
  • New York University School of Law (JD) (2016)
  • Barnard College (BA) (2012)


  • English