Tax Partner Rejoins McDermott in Washington, DC


WASHINGTON, DC (September 6, 2016) — International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that En-Jiun Enrica Ma has returned to the firm as a partner in the Tax Practice Group and will be based in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Ma will focus her practice on corporate and partnership tax matters involving acquisitions, mergers, internal restructurings, and supply chain planning.

During her previous time at McDermott, Ms. Ma focused her practice on various aspects of federal and international tax matters for large public corporations and closely-held companies. She practiced at McDermott for four years before joining the in-house team at Johnson & Johnson where she further honed her international tax planning skills.

“We are delighted to welcome Enrica back to McDermott,” said Lowell Yoder, global head of the firm’s Tax Practice. “Enrica was such an asset to us during her previous time at the firm, and we look forward to integrating her back into our global tax platform where she will once again provide superior tax counsel to our clients in the US and around the world.”

“I believe it’s a testament to McDermott’s culture when lawyers like Enrica choose to come back after spending time away from the firm,” said Carolyn Gleason, partner-in-charge of the Washington, DC office. “We are thrilled that Enrica has chosen to rejoin her McDermott family here in DC, and we are looking forward to providing her with a supportive and collegial environment where she can cultivate her practice.”

Ms. Ma received a BA in Business Administration from National Taiwan University, a JD from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, and an LLM in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.

McDermott Will & Emery’s Tax Practice Group includes more than 250 lawyers practicing in the areas of US and international taxation, estate and gift taxation, state and local taxation, and employee benefits. Among this group of exceptional lawyers is our US & International Tax group, comprised of 100 lawyers in the US, Europe and Asia, who provide counsel in all areas of taxation to a wide range of public and private multinational companies with operations in more than 70 countries. They assist with mergers and acquisitions, domestic and international tax planning, internal restructurings, transfer pricing, controversies, joint ventures, legislative matters and compliance.

McDermott was named “Tax Law Firm of the Year” in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” survey published by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. This is the second time in four years that the Firm has received this prestigious recognition. McDermott was also named “Law Firm of the Year in Tax Litigation” in 2014, “Law Firm of the Year in Tax Law” in 2013 and “Law Firm of the Year in Employee Benefits” in 2012, all in the Best Law Firms rankings published by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.

About McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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