Veena Murthy J.D., LL.M., Taxation

Partner
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A Partner at Mercer in Washington DC, Ms. Murthy serves as a Vice Chair of the ABA Tax Section Multinational Employee Benefits & Compensation Subcommittee, and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.  She advises multinational clients on a wide range of compensation and benefit tax matters, including qualified plans, executive compensation, equity arrangements, Affordable Care Act tax rules, fringe benefits, payroll compliance, compensation deductions, and M&A.  Ms. Murthy has particular expertise in the area of cross-border taxation issues associated with the international delivery of benefits on the individual and corporate tax levels, including Section 409A cross-border issues, foreign employee benefit trust arrangements, and ACA expatriate issues.  Prior to joining Mercer, Ms. Murthy was a Director in KPMG LLP’s Washington National Tax Compensation and Benefits group, at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie, and before that, served as in-house benefits tax counsel at IBM Corporation.

Education:
B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University
J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
LL.M., Taxation, New York University

Veena K. Murthy is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Advisory Board.