The Laterals Audit: This Month’s Tax Attorney Moves


M. Todd Welty, Laura Gavioli and Mark Thomas, described as “a trio of powerhouse litigators,” joined McDermott as partners who will strengthen the Firm’s position as one of the few go-to tax groups for bet-the-company tax controversies. Their move from another major global law firm follows the additions of Thomas Young (who developed a strong reputation as an international tax expert as a senior manager for a Big Four accounting firm) and Leigh-Alexandra Basha (who formerly headed the international private client practice of another major law firm).