Stanley C. Ruchelman


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STANLEY C. RUCHELMAN concentrates his practice in the area of tax planning for transnational business operations, with emphasis on intercompany transactions. Mr. Ruchelman represents companies in matters involving the I.R.S. and counsels corporate clients on transfer pricing issues and worldwide reorganizations. He advises foreign private clients on structuring investments in the United States. Mr. Ruchelman has authored numerous monographs on international taxation for a variety of publications and treatises.  In addition, Mr. Ruchelman is a frequent lecturer on that subject, having spoken at conferences sponsored by, inter alia, the Practicing Law Institute, New York University Tax Institute, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association, and the International Fiscal Association.

Mr. Ruchelman was an international tax partner at one of the major international accounting firms, where he practiced for eight years representing clients involved in cross-border trade and investment. Mr. Ruchelman was a senior attorney in the Legislation & Regulations Division of the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, where he participated in the negotiation of income tax treaties and the development of legislative and regulatory policy affecting international business. Prior to that, Mr. Ruchelman was an attorney adviser to the Honorable Charles R. Simpson, judge of the U.S. Tax Court.

Mr. Ruchelman is Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association (N.Y.S.B.A.) International Section’s Committee on International Tax and, as such, is a member of the N.Y.S.B.A. Executive Committee. He is also a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and of the American College of Tax Counsel.

He is a former Chair of the Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association and the International Tax Committee, Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association. Mr. Ruchelman served on the National Council of the International Fiscal Association – U.S.A. Branch. He was an adjunct professor in the Tax LL.M. program at New York Law School.

George Washington University – J.D., with honors (1972)        
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York – B.A. (1968)

Bar Admissions         
New York Bar – 1986   
District of Columbia Bar – 1973


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