Britt Haxton focuses her practice on US and international tax matters for US and non-US multinationals. Britt regularly advises clients on tax-free and taxable acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings and liquidations. In addition, she has experience in providing advice on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) compliance and reporting. Britt also advises clients on international tax issues, including foreign tax credit, subpart F and application of bilateral income tax treaties.
Britt is the co-chair of the Firm’s Corporate and Consolidated Affinity Group and she regularly counsels clients and speaks publicly on domestic and international tax issues. Britt is the Washington, DC representative of the Young International Fiscal Association Network.
Britt worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Roberto A. Lange of the US District Court for the District of South Dakota.
Structured and managed the post-acquisition integration of 20 subsidiaries in 20 different countries to enable implementation of an integrated workforce
Provided advice and analysis regarding a multibillion-dollar separation of a multinational corporation into three separate publicly traded companies by means of tax-free stock dividends to shareholders
Represented and helped structure a $930 million acquisition of a closely held company through a reverse triangular merger
Provided advice and analysis regarding a nearly $20 billion transaction, including the optimal structure for a joint venture undertaken to combine assets of entities in dozens of jurisdictions
Provided US federal income tax advice to a privately held investment group regarding potential acquisition structures for its $9.8 billion acquisition of a Dutch-based company, as well as advice on post-acquisition restructuring transactions