Clifford E.
Muller
Partner

202.383.0207

Cliff Muller advises large, global corporations on their most complex business transactions, developing creative solutions to maximize tax efficiencies and comply with federal tax laws. With a career spanning more than 30 years, Cliff has extensive experience analyzing international issues and structuring international transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations, transfer pricing, repatriation techniques, Subpart F planning, currency transactions, principal and finance company arrangements and financial instruments with cross-border implications.

Cliff works regularly with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of the Treasury regarding regulation projects, formal rulings and informal advice, and with Congressional Committee staffs regarding the technical operation of statutory and bill language.

Selected Experience

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers in the area of international tax (2011-2012, 2015)

Recognized by the Washington Business Journal as the Top Washington Lawyer in the area of tax (2009)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of tax law (2006-2017)

Professional Activities

Member, Committee on Financial Transactions, American Bar Association
Former Committee Chairman, Subcommittee on International Financial Transactions, American Bar Association

Education
  • J.D., with highest honors, George Washington University Law School, Order of the Coif
  • B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, Bucknell University
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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