Friedemann Thomma is co-chair of Venable's Transactional Tax Group. Friedemann focuses on corporate international tax planning and U.S. taxation of foreign operations and has managed large-scale global structuring projects, including the design, implementation, and post-implementation phases. He has also served as the primary contact for multinational corporate clients, working closely with in-house tax, legal, treasury, and accounting departments to implement international legal and tax restructuring projects and post-M&A-integration projects. His clients include publicly traded multinational corporations in the high-tech sector, start-up companies, mid-market companies, high-end consumer manufacturing corporations, and high-net-worth individuals.
Friedemann began his legal career at an international law firm, advising domestic and international investment funds and individual investors on matters related to inbound and outbound tax, partnership tax, real estate tax, and executive compensation. His clients have included private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, distressed debt funds, U.S. taxable and tax-exempt investors, and international investors.