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ITR Americas Tax Awards 2022: The Winners

ITR is pleased to announce the winners of the 17th Annual ITR Americas Tax Awards.

Kirkland & Ellis was recognized as a regional winner in the Tax Firm of the Year category and achieved widespread success in 2021. Deloitte was crowned Regional Transfer Pricing and Indirect Tax Firm of the Year.

Lego, Meta, Pfizer, Uber and Unilever were recognized in our in-house categories.

We aim to do whatever promotions companies wish to do based on their success and encourage you to contact ITR’s producer, Tanya Gujral, with any questions.

We would like to give credit to all the companies that participated in each of our Impact Cases and Impact Deals. If your company has been omitted or you have questions about the research, please contact John Harrison, Editor of the ITR Awards.

A full list of nominees for the 2022 ITR Americas Tax Awards was released on August 4, 2022.

Table of Contents

Argentina Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Argentina Tax Litigation Firm of the Year

Winner: Rosso Alba & Rouges

Argentina Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Argentina Tax Firm of the Year

Winners: Marval O’Farrell & Mairal

Bolivia’s Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: TPC Group

Bolivia’s Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Ferrere

Brazil’s Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Machado Associates

Brazilian Tax Litigation Firm of the Year

Winners: Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Brazilian Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Brazilian Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Canada Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Bennett Jones

Canada Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Canada’s Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Canada’s Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Caribbean Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Caribbean Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pellerano Nadal

Central American Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Central American Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Consortium Legal

Chile Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG

Tax Litigation Firm of the Year in Chile

Winner: Fischer y Cía

Chile’s Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Chilean Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: EY

Indirect Tax Firm of the Year in Colombia

Winner: KPMG

Colombia Tax Litigation Firm of the Year

Winner: Posse Herrera Ruiz

Colombian Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas

Colombian Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Brigard Urrutia

Ecuador Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Robalino Abogados

Ecuador Tax Firm of the Year

Winners: Perez Bustamante & Ponce

Mexico Tax Litigation Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Mexico’s Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Mexico Tax Firm of the Year

Winners: Creel García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez

Tax Firm of the Year in Paraguay

Winner: Ferrere, Lataxnet / WTS Global

Peru Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: EY

Peru Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winners: Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados / +Value

Peru’s Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: EY

Peru Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Estudio Echecopar, member firm of Baker McKenzie International

Uruguay Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Uruguay Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Uruguay Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Guyer & Regules

USA: Tax Firm of the Year in Chicago

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

USA: Dallas & Houston Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

USA: Tax Firm of the Year in Los Angeles

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

USA: New York Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

USA: San Francisco and the Bay Area Tax Firm of the Year

Winners: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

USA: Tax Firm of the Year in Washington DC

Winner: Because Gotshal & Manges

Law Firm of the Year for US Tax Disputes

Winners: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

Venezuela Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Venezuela Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Head of Indirect Tax Practice in Latin America of the Year

Winner: Marcelo Roncaglia – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Head of Latin America Tax Disputes and Disputes Practice of the Year

Winner: Daniella Zagari Gonçalves – Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Head of Transfer Pricing Practice in Latin America of the Year

Winner: Gloria Estrella Guevara Gutierrez – Deloitte

Latin America – Head of Tax Practice of the Year

Winner: Luiz Roberto Peroba – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Indirect Tax Practice Head of the Year

Winner: Elizabeth Peon Valle – Deloitte

Head of North American Tax Litigation and Dispute Practice of the Year

Winner: Raj Madan – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Head of North American Transfer Pricing Practice of the Year

Winner: Firas Zebian – Deloitte

Head of North American Tax Practice of the Year

Winner: Patrick Marley – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Winner: María Laura Caffera – Ferrere, Lataxnet / WTS Global

Tax Disputes & Disputes Rising Star

Winner: Ariel Love – Fenwick & West

Transfer Pricing Movers

Winner: Peter Kurjanowicz – Grant Thornton

Winner: Gastón Lapaz – Guyer & Regules

Internal Indirect Tax Team of the Year

Winner: Uber

Internal Transfer Pricing Team of the Year

Winner: Pfizer

Internal Tax Team of the Year

Winner: Unilever

Internal Indirect Tax Director of the Year

Winner: Victor Diaz-Infante Martinez – Uber

Internal Transfer Pricing Director of the Year

Winner: Bruna Futuro-Meta

Internal Tax Director of the Year

Winner: Carlos Oliveira – Lego

AerCap acquired GE Capital Aviation Services: A&L Goodbody, Clifford Chance, Crqavath Swaine & Moore, McCann Fitzgerald, NautaDutilh, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

Canadian Pacific Railway Acquisition of Kansas City Southern: Baker & Miller, Bennett Jones, Creel García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, Law Firm David L. Meyer, Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz, White & Fall, Wilmer Hale

Warner Media Discovery Acquisition: Allen & Company, Debevoise & Plimpton, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, LionTree, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Perella Weinberg Partners, RBC Capital Markets, Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtel Lipton Roses & Katz

Merger of Grupo Televisa with Univision Communications: Galicia Abogados, Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz

Refinitiv acquired by the London Stock Exchange: Covington & Burling, Dechert, Freshfields, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Lucid Motors deSPAC: Bank of America Securities, Citi, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Guggenheim Securities, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Microsoft Acquisition of Activision Blizzard: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Nestlé acquired The Bountiful Company: Evercore Consumer Advisory, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Nubank IPO: Campbells, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr. & Quiroga Advogados, Pinheiro Neto Advogados, White & Case

Roblox Direct Listing: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Wilson Sonsini

Argentina vs Molinos Río de la Plata SA: Bruchou & Funes de Rioja, PwC

Ruling of the Federal Supreme Court in Brazil on ADI 5.659 and 1.945: R Godoi Advogados

Canada v Loblaw Financial Holdings: Osler Hoskin & Harcourt, Thorsteinssons

Craig Jones vs. Steven Munchin et al. (Case number 1:19-cv-00222): Craig Jones

Fairbairn et al. v Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund (case number 3:18-cv-04881): Stris & Maher, WIlmerHale

Jeffrey T. Maehr v. US Department of State (Ref. No. 20-1124): Polsinelli

Patients Mutual Assistance Corp. v Commissioner of Internal Revenue (Case No. 1973078): Law Firm James B. Mann

Pinkert v. Schwab Charitable Fund et al. (File number 20-cv-07657): Dechert, Nichols Kaster, WilmerHale

Robert Rowen vs. Commissioner: StoneBridge Attorney

Walmart de Mexico Settlement: Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Diversity Equity & Inclusion Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Pro Bono Company of the Year

Winner: Ferrere

Winner: Copper Wolf

International Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Tax Innovator of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Technology Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Galicia Abogados

Finance Law Firm of the Year

Winners: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Indirect Tax Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Latin American Litigation and Litigation Law Firm of the Year

Winners: Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Law Firm of the Year for Litigation and Disputes in North America

Winners: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Latin American Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

North America’s Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Latin American Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

Transfer Pricing Company of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

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