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Robert H. Moore

Managing Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Robert Moore is a partner in the Firm’s North America Tax Practice Group (NATPG) and the managing partner of the Firm's Miami office. He advises U.S. and foreign-based multinational corporations in connection with international tax planning and global tax projects including intangible property migration, corporate reorganizations, supply and distribution chain restructuring, and financing strategies. In addition, he advises on Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) and treaty-related issues for foreign clients investing or doing business in the U.S. Also as part of his practice, Mr. Moore has represented clients in tax controversy cases. Mr. Moore serves on the Best Practice Committee for the NATPG and formerly served on the steering committee of the Tax Planning and Transactions sub-practice group, the largest sub-practice group within the NATPG, and is an editor of the North America Tax Practice Group’s Tax News & Developments. He received the Firm’s “Outstanding Pro Bono Volunteer Award” in 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2014 for his work with numerous organizations and continues to be actively involved with several pro bono initiatives as part of his practice. In 2013, he was recognized as one of the Daily Business Review's "40 Under 40 Rising Stars" and was a finalist in the Daily Business Review's "Most Effective Lawyer" contest.

Practice Focus

Mr. Moore’s practice is focused mainly in the areas of general tax planning, wealth management, supply chain tax management, tax for M&A and reorganizations, tax controversy and litigation, and transfer pricing.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) - Member
  • International Fiscal Association - Member
  • Florida Bar - Tax Section
  • State Bar of Texas - Member
  • American Bar Association - Section on Taxation

Corporate Responsibility

Mr. Moore received the Firm’s "Outstanding Pro Bono Volunteer Award" in 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 for his work with numerous organizations and continues to be actively involved with several pro bono initiatives as part of his practice. Mr. Moore was the Chair of the Miami Office Pro Bono Committee from 2010-2015.

Admissions

  • Florida~United States (2004)
  • Texas~United States (2003)

Education

  • University of Florida (LL.M.) (2004)
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D.) (2003)
  • Duke University (B.A.) (2000)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish