Howard J. Weitzman

Howard J. Weitzman

Howard Weitzman is a member of Baker & McKenzie's Tax & Transfer Pricing group in the firm's Tokyo office with more than 13 years of experience practicing as a tax lawyer in Tokyo and Washington DC. Mr. Weitzman has extensive experience assisting international clients with tax planning and transfer pricing issues, as well as more broadly with respect to general legal issues involving operations in Japan.

Mr. Weitzman regularly advises US and foreign-based clients on a wide range of international tax and transfer pricing issues, including issues involving intangible migration, mergers and acquisitions, treaty interpretation, and indirect tax (VAT), working together with Japanese colleagues. With respect to transfer pricing, he assists clients with negotiating Advanced Pricing Agreements, obtaining Competent Authority relief and preparing transfer pricing documentation. Mr. Weitzman's clients are in a wide-range of industries, including technology, communications, manufacturing, retail, and pharmaceuticals.

LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center (2003) 
J.D., Rutgers University (1999) 
M.P.S. Communication and Japanese Studies, Cornell University (1995)
FALCON Japanese Language Program, Cornell University (1990) 
B.S., Cornell University (1989)