Chris Haunschild is a member of the firm’s Taxation Practice Group and represents domestic and international clients in their global tax planning, mergers and acquisitions and other significant corporate matters. Over the course of his 25 year career, he has advised companies on transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $100 billion.
Chris uses his client-focused, highly-technical approach to structure and implement domestic and cross-border corporate, partnership and limited liability company transactions in the form of tax-free and taxable mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations and joint ventures. He advises taxpayers on entity formation issues and related tax planning considerations. His tax controversy experience is the result of having spent more than 20 years responding to tax audits, providing risk assessments of global tax positions and negotiating tax settlements and incentives with governments around the world. He regularly counsels multinational companies on the transfer pricing consequences of their operations and proposed transactions, and develops, analyzes and implements global supply chain structures.
A Juris Doctor graduate from the University of Tulsa College of Law, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Tulsa Law Journal, he also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Trinity University. Outside of his legal practice, Chris enjoys coaching youth baseball and basketball.