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ITR Americas Tax Awards 2022: shortlist announced

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ITR is delighted to reveal all the shortlisted firms, teams, and practitioners for the 2022 Americas Tax Awards – winners to be announced on September 22

The ITR Americas Tax Awards have taken place annually since 2005 and recognise remarkable achievements and developments by international tax professionals from throughout the Americas over a 12-month period.

This year’s 17th annual awards seeks to celebrate the most impressive tax, transfer pricing, tax disputes, and indirect tax teams and practitioners in 15 jurisdictions throughout the region. The awards also recognise achievements in tax technology, innovation, policy, compliance and reporting, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Winners will be announced at our awards gala on September 22, 2022, at the Metropolitan Club of New York.

If you have any questions about the shortlist or research, please contact awards editors James Wilson and John Harrison.

For more information about securing a shortlist package or how your firm can participate at the awards gala, please contact ITR’s Publisher, Tanya Gujral.

Jurisdiction Awards

Argentina Tax Firm of the Year

Burchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Deloitte

Grupo GNP

Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

Perez Alati Gordona Benites & Arnsten

Rosso Alba & Rougès Abogados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Tavarone Rovelli Salim & Miani

Argentina Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BaseFirma

Bomchil

Burchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Deloitte

Grupo GNP

Rosso Alba & Rougès Abogados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

TPC Group

Argentina Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Burchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Deloitte

Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno

Perez Alati Gordona Benites & Arnsten

Rosso Alba & Rougès Abogados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Tavarone Rovelli Salim & Miani

Argentina Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Bomchil

Brons & Salas

Burchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Deloitte

Grupo GNP

Perez Alati Gordona Benites & Arnsten

Rosso Alba & Rougès Abogados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Bolivia Tax Firm of the Year

Araujo & Forgues

Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa

Ferrere

PPO Abogados

Villegas Aldazosa

Bolivia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa

Ferrere

PPO Abogados

TCP Group

Villegas Aldazosa

Brazil Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Lefosse Advogados

Machado Associados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Trench Rossi Watanabe

Brazil Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BaseFirma

Bocater Camargo Costa & Silva Rodrigues Advogados

Brazuna Ruschmann & Soriano Sociedadede Advogados

Deloitte

Lefosse Advogados

Machado Associados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Trench Rossi Watanabe

Brazil Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Bichara Advogados

BMA-Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Brazuna Ruschmann & Soriano Sociedadede Advogados

Machado Associados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Brazil Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Bichara Advogados

BMA-Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Brazuna Ruschmann & Soriano Sociedadede Advogados

Deloitte

Machado Associados, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Canada Tax Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Deloitte

McCarthy Tétrault

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Stikeman Elliott

Torys

Canada Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Barsalou Lawson Rheault

Charles River Associates

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Deloitte

Grant Thornton

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Canada Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Bennett Jones

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Deloitte

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Torys

Canada Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Aird & Berlis

Baker McKenzie

Barsalou Lawson Rheault

Bennett Jones

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Deloitte

Caribbean Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DMK Abogados

Guzmán Ariza

McConnell Valdés

OMG

Pellerano Nadal

Ulises Cabera

Caribbean Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Guzmán Ariza

Pellerano Nadal

TPC Group

Central America Tax Firm of the Year

Arias

Consortium Legal

Deloitte

EY

García & Bodán

Gufa Law

Sfera Legal

Central America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Arias

Consortium Legal

Deloitte

EY

Mayora & Mayora

Sfera Legal

TCP Group

Chile Tax Firm of the Year

Carey

CMS Carey & Allende

Deloitte

EY

Fischer y Cía

KPMG

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Chile Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BaseFirma

Deloitte

EY

Grant Thornton

KPMG

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

TPC Group

Chile Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Fischer y Cía

Garrigues

Grant Thornton

KPMG

Larraín & Asociados

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Chile Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Carey

EY

Fischer y Cía

Grant Thornton

KPMG

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Recabarren & Asociados

Colombia Tax Firm of the Year

Brigard Urrutia

Deloitte

EY

Garrigues

KPMG

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

PwC

Colombia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Base Firma

Brigard Urrutia

Deloitte

Dentons Cárdenas & Cárdenas

DLA Piper Martinez Beltran

EY

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Colombia Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Base Firma

Brigard Urrutia

Deloitte

DLA Piper Martinez Beltran

EY

Garrigues

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Colombia Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Brigard Urrutia

Deloitte

Dentons Cárdenas & Cárdenas

EY

FT Consultants SAS

KPMG Legal

Paniagura & Tovar Abogados

Ecuador Tax Firm of the Year

Andersen

Fabara & Compañía Abogados

Lexvalor Abogados

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Robalino Abogados

Ecuador Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Andersen

Lexvalor Abogados

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Robalino Abogados

TPC Group

Mexico Tax Firm of the Year

Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza & Enriquez

Deloitte

Garrigues

Ritch Muellery Nicolau

Sánchez DeVanny

SKATT

Mexico Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Base Firma

Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Deloitte

QCG Transfer Pricing Practice

Salles Sainz Grant Thornton

SKATT

TPC Group

Mexico Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza & Enriquez

Deloitte

Galicia Abogados

Sánchez DeVanny

SKATT

Paraguay Tax Firm of the Year

BKM Berkemeyer

Deloitte

Ferrere, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Peru Tax Firm of the Year

CMS Grau

Deloitte

Estudio Echecopar

EY

Garrigues

Hernández & Cía

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Peru Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BaseFirma

Deloitte

Estudio Echecopar

Estudio Olaechea

EY

Grant Thornton

Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados / +Value

Peru Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Estudio Echecopar

Estudio Olaechea

Hernández & Cía

Miranda & Amado Abogados

Osterling Abogados

Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados / +Value

Peru Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

De Bracamonte Haaker & Castellares Abogados

Estudio Echecopar

EY

Hernández & Cía

Osterling Abogados

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados

Uruguay Tax Firm of the Year

Andersen

Deloitte

Ferrere, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Guyer & Regules

KPMG

Uruguay Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Andersen

Deloitte

Ferrere, Lataxnet/WTS Global

KPMG

TPC Group

Uruguay Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Andersen

Deloitte

Ferrere, Lataxnet/WTS Global

Guyer & Regules

KPMG

US: Chicago Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Kirkland & Ellis

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US: Dallas & Houston Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Kirkland & Ellis

Mayer Brown

Vinson & Elkins

Weil Gotshal & Manges

US: Los Angeles Tax Firm of the Year

Aptis Global

DLA Piper

Kirkland & Ellis

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US: New York Tax Firm of the Year

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Kirkland & Ellis

Mayer Brown

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Weil Gotshal & Manges

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

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Fenwick & West

Kirkland & Ellis

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US: Washington DC Tax Firm of the Year

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft

Mayer Brown

McDermott Will & Emery

Miller & Chevalier

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Weil Gotshal & Manges

US Tax Firm of the Year

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft

DLA Piper

Kirkland & Ellis

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Weil Gotshal & Manges

US Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Dentons

DLA Piper

Fenwick & West

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Dentons

DLA Piper

Fenwick & West

Mayer Brown

McDermott Will & Emery

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Venezuela Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

BaseFirma

D'Empaire

Deloitte

Travieso Evans Artria Rengel & Paz

Venezuela Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BaseFirma

D'Empaire

Deloitte

KPMG

PwC

Individual Awards

Latin America Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Gianni Gutiérrez – Ferrere

Jerry Levers de Abreu – TozziniFreire Advogados

Juan Bonet – Deloitte

Marcelo Roncaglia – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Maritza Sarmiento Ochoa – KPMG

Matheus Bertholo Piconez – BMA-Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Walker Villanueva – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

North America Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Anu Nijhawan – Bennett Jones

Ben Miller – Bennett Thrasher

Elizabeth Peon Valle – Deloitte

Kevin Glenn – DLA Piper

Neil Bass – Aird & Berlis

Richard Jones – Sullivan & Worcester

Zvi Halpern-Shavim – Blake Cassels & Graydon

Latin America Tax Litigation and Disputes Practice Leader of the Year 

Daniella Zagari Gonçalves – Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

David Erales Job – Consortium Legal

Luis Vázquez – Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza & Enriquez

Óscar Ferrari – Garrigues

Renata Emery – TozziniFreire Advogados

Ronald Evans – Baker McKenzie

Tércio Chiavassa – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Tax Litigation and Disputes Practice Leader of the Year 

Al Meghji – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Brian Kittle – Mayer Brown

Jennifer Breen – Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Juliua Ushakova-Stein – Fenwick & West

Peter Clark – Baker McKenzie

Raj Juneja – McCarthy Tétrault

Raj Madan – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Latin America Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year 

Clarissa Machado – Trench Rossi Watanabe

Fatima Panta – EY

Gildardo Olivos – Andersen

Gloria Estrella Guevara Gutierrez – Deloitte

Jesús Aldrin Rojas M – QCG Transfer Pricing Practice

Johana Timana – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Magaly Casasola Castro – TPC Group

North America Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year 

Barton WS Bassett – Morgan Lewis & Bockius

David Kemp – Charles River Associates

Emily Lam – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Firas Zebian – Deloitte

Jason Osborn – Mayer Brown

McShane Jones – Barsalou Lawson Rheault

Sang Kim – DLA Piper

Latin America Tax Practice Leader of the Year 

Alberto Miranda – Deloitte

Andres Martinez – KPMG

Carolina Flores – Arias

David de la Torre – EY

Diego Salto – Consortium Legal

Jorge Correa – Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza & Enriquez

Luiz Roberto Peroba – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Tax Practice Leader of the Year 

Adam Halpern – Fenwick & West

Ashutosh Rathor – EY

Diana Estrada – Deloitte

Jerald Wortsman – Torys

Linda Swartz – Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft

Patrick Marley – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Steven Matays – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Indirect Tax Rising Star

Ali Alexander Castrillón – KPMG

Jatyr Gomes Neto – Demarest Advogados

Javier Pérez – Clary y Cia

María Laura Caffera – Ferrere

Matheus Bertholo Piconez – BMA-Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Melanie Castillo – EY

Miguel Gumucio – PPO Abogados

Tax Litigation & Disputes Rising Star

Alejandro Madero – Galicia Abogados

Amanda Heale – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Ariel Love – Fenwick & West

Bruna Marrara – Macado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Carla Peirano – Estudio Echecopar

Felipe Guevara – Consortium Legal

Ricardo Fernández de Arellano – Garrigues

Transfer Pricing Rising Star

Christián Gómez – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Daniel Alvariza – Andersen

Gastón Fernandez – Laiún Fernández Sabella & Smudt

Luis Tuesta – TPC Group

Peter Kurjanowicz – Grant Thornton

Roberto Revel-Chion – Deloitte

Yanina Palavecino – BaseFirma

Tax Rising Star

Alec Jarvis – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Arturo Selman – Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Cristina De la Piedra – Estudio Echecopar

Gastón Lapaz – Guyer & Regules

Javiera Suazo – KPMG

Nathaly Fandiño – PwC

Nicolas Orezzoli – EY

In-house Awards

In-house Tax Team of the Year 

Apple

Banco Santander

Ford

Nestlé

Novo Nordisk

Sun Life Financial

Unilever

In-house Transfer Pricing Team of the Year 

BRF

McCain Foods

Pfizer

Proctor & Gamble

Traton

In-house Indirect Tax Team of the Year 

Amazon

Google

Meta

Shell

Uber

In-house Tax Director of the Year 

Adriano Figueiredo – Hyatt Hotels

Aldo Pereyra – Pacifico Seguros

Carlos Oliveira – Lego

Fabiola Liguori – Herbalife

Luiz Ferreira – IBM

Vanessa Sanchez – Amazon

Virginia Tavares – Sanofi  

In-house Transfer Pricing Director of the Year 

Bruna Futuro – Meta

Gabriela González – América Móvil

George Georgiev – Seimens

Marcelo Mol – Amazon

Raúl Lopez Garate – Grupo Bimbo

Selena Schneider – TE Connectivity

Weiye Lei – Blackhawk Network

In-house Indirect Tax Director of the Year 

Deeann DeSeanto – Microsoft

Eileen McNeill – Samsung

Luiz Espesani – Meta

Michael Mojabi – Google

Victor Diaz-Infante Martinez – Uber  

Regional Awards

Diversity & Inclusion Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

BaseFirma

Consortium Legal

Deloitte

Garrigues

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Pro bono Firm of the Year

Bichara Advogados

BRZ Advogados

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft

Ferrere

Galicia Abogados

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

TozziniFreire Advogados

Best Newcomer

Copper Wolf

Finocchio & Ustra

Mas Value SAC

Mendes Advocaciae Consultoria

Sannit Rivas

International Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

CMS

DLA Piper

Garrigues

Tax Innovator of the Year

Bichara Advogados

Burchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza & Enriquez

Deloitte

DLA Piper Martinez Beltran

Demarest Advogados

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

TozziniFreire Advogados

Tax Technology Firm of the Year

ASBZ Advogados

Bichara Advogados

Deloitte

KPMG

Marval O'Farrell & Mairal

Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados

Tax Compliance and Reporting Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Kostelanetz & Fink

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Mayer Brown

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

PPO Abogados

TPC Group

Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper Martinez Beltran

Galicia Abogados

Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados

MJ Alves & Burle Advogados & Consultores

Tax Court Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

BaseFirma

Garrigues

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Mayer Brown

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Consortium Legal

Deloitte

Demarest Advogados

EY

KPMG

Machado Associados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Latin America Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year

Bichara Advogados

BMA-Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Consortium Legal

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza & Enriquez

Estudio Echecopar

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

Fenwick & West

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Latin America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Andersen

Base Firma

Deloitte

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

QCG Transfer Pricing Practice

TPC Group

Trench Rossi Watanabe

North America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Barsalou Lawson Rheault

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Fenwick & West

Mayer Brown

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Latin America Tax Firm of the Year

Consortium Legal

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

PwC

North America Tax Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Deloitte

Kirkland & Ellis

McCarthy Tétrault

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Burchou Fernández Madero & Lombardi

Consortium Legal

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

Kirkland & Ellis

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Weil Gotshal & Manges

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