Patrick J. McCormick


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Toll Free: 1-844-285-4263 ext. 782

Direct : 215-630-0861

Office : Philadelphia (primary), New Jersey

A nationally recognized international tax expert, Patrick’s specialized focus makes him intricately familiar with the unique challenges encountered by multinational individuals and businesses, allowing his clients to be prepared for future consequences – both tax and non-tax – from their international connections.

Patrick is a partner with the firm, practicing exclusively in the area of international taxation.  He works both with foreign-based individuals and businesses entering the United States market and United States taxpayers with international connections. Patrick’s diverse background – having previously been a partner both at a law firm and an accounting firm – gives him a full understanding of the tax complexities posed by multinational connections.  Patrick’s exclusive focus in the international tax area gives him specialized experience; his familiarity with the minutia of international tax allows him to achieve optimal tax results for his clients.

Patrick’s experience in the international area is diverse, regularly assisting high net worth individuals and expanding businesses with their assorted multinational needs.  Patrick assists individual clients with residency planning (both inside and outside the scope of income tax treaties), ownership structuring for assets owned outside their home country, and minimization of global income tax bills for foreign-sourced income items.  For businesses, Patrick assists in all aspects of multinational transactions, including classification of foreign entities, utilization of treaty provisions for reducing United States taxation, and methods for minimizing the impact of American anti-deferral tax mechanisms.

Patrick is an active voice in the international tax realm, serving as a member of the Tax Law Advisory Board of Strafford Publications and a member of the American Immigration Law Association’s Board of Publications.  He is a seasoned speaker, regularly presenting for national organizations on both general international tax concepts and more discrete topics.  Patrick is a regular contributor to America’s premier tax law publications, including Tax Notes, Journal of Taxation, Tax Notes International, and Law360.

Patrick holds a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School and a LL.M. from New York University School of Law.  His bar admissions include Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey and Georgia.

Awards & Recognitions

Each year from 2016-2019, Patrick has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star. Finance Monthly, a United Kingdom-based publication, named Patrick Estate Planning Lawyer of the Year (United States) for both 2017 and 2018. Patrick and his wife reside in Phoenixville, PA with their daughter who was born in August 2019.

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