International Tax Attorney, Ajay Whittemore, joins Rimon as Partner in its San Francisco office
News October 25, 2017
Ajay Whittemore joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Tax and Trust and Estate groups. Mr. Whittemore’s practice focuses on international tax planning and controversies. In the planning area, Mr. Whittemore advises clients regarding both inbound and outbound matters, including tax treaty analysis, transfer pricing, tax deferral opportunities, and the architecture and implementation of tax-efficient business structures. He also advises private clients regarding pre-immigration planning, expatriation issues, foreign trust issues, investment in U.S. businesses and real estate, and global succession planning.
In the area of tax controversies, Mr. Whittemore represents clients at all stages of IRS disputes. He has extensive experience in advising clients regarding the IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, as well as alternative approaches for achieving compliance with respect to foreign accounts. He also handles audits and investigations of undeclared foreign accounts. Mr. Whittemore provides compliance advice regarding interests in foreign trusts and business entities, as well as foreign pension reporting.
Mr. Whittemore joins Rimon from Sharp Partners P.A. Previous to that, Mr. Whittemore served for three years as a prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Ajay Whittemore graduated from Brigham Young University, earning his B.A.,cum laude. He attended New York University School of Law, where he received his J.D. and L.L.M. in Taxation.
“Rimon is an international law firm with clients and expertise crossing the globe. With teams focused on China, Europe, Israel, Latin America, and elsewhere in the world, we have complex international tax issues that need the expert advice that only a handful of international tax lawyers in the US can give. We are fortunate to have three of these experts on our team: Ajay Whittemore, Melinda Fellner, and Susan Klein,” said Rimon’s CEO Michael Moradzadeh.
Rimon, which currently has 17 offices, is at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.