Leslie B. Samuels’ practice focuses on international and domestic taxation, as well as related matters such as mergers and acquisitions, new financial products and foreign direct investment in the United States.

Leslie lectures and is widely published on the various aspects of taxation law. He is distinguished internationally as one of the best tax lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The Tax Directors Handbook, The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers, The Best Lawyers in America and The Legal 500.

Leslie joined the firm in 1968 and became a partner in 1975. From 1993 to 1996 he served as Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy of the U.S. Treasury Department, and from 1994 to 1996 also served as Vice Chairman of the Committee of Fiscal Affairs in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, as well as a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.

Selected Activities

Fulbright Scholar, London School of Economics