John Karasek advises public and private companies in relation to US and international tax matters. He represents clients in a range of industries, with an emphasis on life sciences, software and emerging technologies. John advises on matters such as procurement operations, manufacturing, IP planning, trading and principal companies, and distribution models.
John brings a unique, business-driven approach to tax planning, having previously been a member of the Value Chain Management consulting group at a Big Four accounting firm. John develops a comprehensive understanding of his clients’ goals, the business’ core value drivers, and industry trends, and ultimately helps clients integrate tax planning into their strategic objectives.
John has presented on tax matters at the Tax Executives Institute and the American Bar Association at regional and national meetings. While in law school, John served as an associate editor for the Washington University Global Studies Law Review.
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