Sahar Zomorodi is a member of the Firm’s North America Tax Practice Group in Amsterdam. Sahar has over 10 years of experience in transfer pricing in the private sector and the Internal Revenue Service. Prior to joining the Firm, Sahar was an economist and team leader with the IRS's Advance Pricing and Mutual Agreement Program in Washington, DC, where she developed, negotiated, and defended the US position on international double tax disputes (under Competent Authority proceedings) and drafted advance pricing agreements.
Sahar is a frequent speaker at Bloomberg BNA and Baker McKenzie conferences on transfer pricing. Sahar also contributes to the Firm’s publications, such as the Global Transfer Pricing Handbook and the Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies. Sahar is an active member of the Firm’s Pro Bono and Diversity Committees.
Sahar focuses her practice on US and international taxation, including transfer pricing and international tax planning and transactions for multinational corporations. Sahar’s experience includes managing multi-year projects for international mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and global restructurings across disciplines and global offices. Sahar also has extensive experience in preparing various legal documents such as US tax opinions, private letter ruling requests, intercompany agreements, and US treaty analyses. She has advised companies in the automobile, pharmaceutical, medical devices, retail, luxury goods, transportation, tourism, manufacturing, distribution, chemicals, electronics, and financial services industries.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Iranian American Bar Association, New York Chapter - Vice President
- New York~United States (2014)
- American University (J.D.) (2013)
- George Washington University (B.S. Economics magna cum laude) (2007)
- George Washington University (B.A. International Affairs magna cum laude) (2007)