Jasper Howard resigns from Linklaters to join Hogan Lovells in D.C.
Hogan Lovells announced today that Jasper Howard has joined the firm’s Washington D.C. office as a partner in the Tax practice.
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Howard was a partner at Linklaters. He focuses his practice on counselling corporate clients on tax planning, structuring, and transactional matters.
“Jasper’s vast experience on complex transactional tax planning for some of the world’s largest companies perfectly complements the domestic and international tax needs of our clients,” said David Gibbons, Global Head of the firm’s Corporate Practice group. “He is a well-respected tax lawyer and a tremendous addition to the capabilities our corporate team can bring to our clients.”
Early in his career, Howard served as Special Counsel to the IRS Chief Counsel where he assisted in developing regulations and other administrative guidance involving corporate, partnership and international tax matters.
“We are thrilled Jasper will be joining our corporate tax team, especially at this exciting time when there is quite a bit of change underway in the space,” said Siobhan Rausch co-leader of the Hogan Lovells Tax practice. “His high-end experience in a wide range of sophisticated tax matters will be a tremendous fit for our Washington D.C. office and as part of our global tax practice.”
Howard is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation and is an adjunct professor in the LL.M. Taxation Program of Georgetown University Law Center. He earned his LL.M. from New York University School of Law, his J.D. with honors from Duke University School of Law, and his B.S. from University of Kentucky.