Ian E. Brown

Ian E. Brown

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Seattle P +1 (206) 903-8734 F +1 (206) 299-3740


Ian helps facilitate domestic and international business transactions through tax-efficient solutions.
As an Associate in Dorsey’s Tax, Trusts and Estates group, Ian advises clients on a wide range of tax matters. His practice focuses on U.S. federal income tax issues related to inbound and outbound tax planning for multinational structures, tax treaties, controlled foreign corporations, passive foreign investment companies, entity formations, reorganizations and restructuring, debt and equity financing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Education & Admissions

New York University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 2019)

University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2017), cum laude

Fudan University Law School (LL.M., Civil and Commercial Law, 2014)

McGill University (B.A. & B.Sc., 2010)


  • New York
  • Texas
  • Washington


  • English

Industries & Practices

Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada
  • Cannabis
  • China
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Private Equity
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Trusts & Estates
Ian E. Brown