Imke Gerdes Esq.

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Imke Gerdes is a legal consultant in the New York office of Baker & McKenzie and is highly experienced in tax law. Ms. Gerdes is one of the few Austrian lawyers qualified as a lawyer and tax advisor ("Steuerberater"). She currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Firm’s Wealth Management Practice Group. Ms. Gerdes is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the German Bar Association, the Austrian Chamber for Tax Advisors (currently inactive), and served as vice president of the Austrian branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) until 2014. Ms. Gerdes routinely handles Austrian and international tax law matters. She advises clients on the tax aspects of company reorganizations, as well as M&A transactions and related tax structures. Ms. Gerdes also assists clients in tax audits, especially relating to transfer pricing issues, and competent authority procedures. Her impressive track record includes advising on the first cross-border merger in Austria.

LL.M., University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna (2004) 
University of Passau (1998)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 6912 T.M., Transfer Pricing - A Case Study (Methods and Documentation) (co-author)