Amanda P. Swartz

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Amanda Swartz joined Baker McKenzie in September 2012 as an associate in the Houston office's Tax group. Prior to Baker McKenzie, Ms. Swartz practiced in New York and Washington, DC, primarily handling M&A-related transactions, fund formations and restructurings, and a mixture of other tax work, including real estate and debt issues.

Practice Focus

Ms. Swartz’s practice focuses on international tax planning and providing transactional tax advice in cross-border mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, fund formations and restructurings, federal, state and local tax planning and offerings.


  • Texas~United States (2013)
  • New York~United States (2008)


  • New York University School of Law (2008)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (2007)
  • Louisiana State University (2003)


  • English


Speaker, "Subpart F - General Overview and Section 959," Bloomberg BNA Intermediate U.S. International Tax, Dallas, Texas, May 2016 

Speaker, "Hot Topics in M&A and Related Repatriation Opportunities," TEI International Tax Day, Dallas, Texas, February 2016 

Speaker, "Tax-Free International Mergers and Acquisitions under Sec. 367," Bloomberg BNA U.S. International Tax Planning, Houston, Texas, December 2014

Speaker, "Tax Planning 101: Foreign Tax Credit Mechanism," TEI-Houston Tax School, Houston, Texas, February 2014