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Brainard (Skip) Patton

Counselor at Law

Brainard Patton
Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA

Law Practice

Professional Summary

Attorney in private practice, retired from the Boston office of Big 4 accounting firm. Strong background in all aspects of international taxation, including transfer pricing, the foreign tax credit, subpart F, international corporate structure, customs duties, and taxation of large projects. Exposure to a wide variety of tax issues, including having spent several years with a large international law firm and fifteen years with several Fortune 150 companies, including Combustion Engineering and its successor, ABB, in Stamford, CT where he was International Tax Director.

Active member of the International Fiscal Association, including serving as the President for the U.S. Branch. Two-term president of the International Tax Association in New York City from 1994-1996. Previously Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace University in White Plains, NY and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the MST Program at Bentley College in Waltham, MA. Since 1997, member of the faculty in the Graduate Tax Program at Boston University School of Law. Written and spoken extensively on international tax issues.

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Languages

  • English
  • French

Industry Experience

    • Law
    • Various
    • Law

Interests/Hobbies

  • Guitar (folk and blues)
  • Sailing (racing Marshall 15)
  • Golf


Experience

Brainard Patton
Duxbury, Massachusetts, USA 02332
Counselor at Law
Law Practice
2004 - Present
Boutique international tax consulting, mainly for publicly traded companies, on matters relating to US foreign tax credits, subpart F, and international structure, including efficient worldwide integration of acquired enterprises.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Boston, Massachusetts, USA MA
Director
Accounting - Worldwide
1997 - 2004
Handled international tax consulting projects of every nature.
Baker & McKenzie
New York, New York, USA
Of Counsel
International Law Firm
1994 - 1997
International tax consulting. Oversee tax marketing operations for New York office.

Education

JD1969
Boston University School of Law
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Semi-finalist - Homer Albers Moot Court Competition
BSBA, Accounting, with concentration in Finance 1966
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Alpha Beta Psi - business fraternity
Alpha Tau Omega - social fraternity
ROTC Drum and Bugle Corps

Professional Certifications

Massachusetts Bar
Active
1969

Bar Admissions

Massachusetts
Active
1969

Connecticut
Active
1989

Associations and Societies

  • International Fiscal Association (USA Branch) (Past President And Executive Committee)
  • International Tax Association, New York, NY ( Formerly) (Two Term President)
  • Pace University, White Plains, New York (Adjunct Professor of Law)
  • Bentley College MST Program, Waltham, MA (Adjunct Assistant Professor)
  • Boston University School of Law, Boston,MA (Tax Graduate Program, Faculty)

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