Eric Sensenbrenner, head of the firm’s Global Tax Group, represents clients on a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters, with a particular emphasis on transactional tax planning in the international context.


Mr. Sensenbrenner has extensive experience in assisting clients in the planning and execution of mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs, and in structuring cross-border investments and capital markets transactions.

He has worked on tax matters for The AES Corporation, Apple Inc., Becton, Dickinson & Co., Broadcom Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company, EMC Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Corporation, Pfizer Inc., Visa Inc. and Yahoo! Inc.

Mr. Sensenbrenner regularly advises U.S. and international multinational companies in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and post-acquisition restructuring and integration transactions, and represents clients in connection with structuring cross-border investments, including the formation of U.S. and foreign joint ventures. Mr. Sensenbrenner also regularly advises clients with respect to international tax planning matters generally, including subpart F, the foreign tax credit and transfer pricing. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to corporate and international taxation.

Mr. Sensenbrenner repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and also has been named in Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax and The Best Lawyers in America. He was a member of the deal team recognized by the Daily Journal with a 2016 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year award for innovative work on behalf of Broadcom Corporation in its acquisition by Avago Technologies, which was named the Americas Technology and Telecom Tax Deal of the Year at the 2016 International Tax Review Americas Awards.



  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1997
  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 1996
  • B.A., Connecticut College, 1993


  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia

Eric B. Sensenbrenner