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Donna McComber

Director of Economics
Baker & McKenzie Consulting LLC

Biography

Donna McComber is a director of economics for Baker McKenzie Consulting LLC in Washington, DC. She is a seasoned transfer pricing advisor with deep technical insight into complex transfer pricing issues. Prior to rejoining Baker McKenzie, Ms. McComber was assistant director of the Advance Pricing and Mutual Agreement Program (APMA) under the US Internal Revenue Service's Large Business & International Division. She managed teams that were responsible for cases in the following countries: Argentina, Caribbean countries, China, Denmark, Eastern European countries, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and Venezuela.

Prior to becoming assistant director, she was the deputy director (technical) and reviewed US positions and negotiated APA MAP cases with treaty partners including Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Korea, Switzerland, and the UK. Prior to the IRS, Ms. McComber was a senior economist with Baker McKenzie.

Practice Focus

Ms. McComber focuses her practice on transfer pricing, negotiating and consummating advance pricing agreements for US and foreign-based multinationals. She advises on matters involving examination, appeals, advance pricing agreements and competent authority matters. This work has given her experience with highly complex issues, including intangibles migration, restructuring, and financial product cases.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University (Master of Arts Economics) (1996)
  • Mary Washington College (Bachelor of Arts Economics) (1989)

Languages

  • English