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HARTFORD, (August 22, 2023) – Murtha Cullina recently welcomed Ryan E. Dunn to the firm, marking a notable addition to its tax practice.

Ryan advises businesses and individuals on all aspects of U.S. taxation, focusing on cross-border activities and transactional matters. He also provides domestic tax advice to partnerships, corporations, S corporations and their respective owners on various business transactions, including formations, mergers, acquisitions, internal restructurings and divestitures. Ryan’s experience spans a myriad of sectors including technology, finance, cannabis, real estate and advertising.

In his international tax practice, Ryan provides U.S. tax advice to both U.S. businesses with foreign operations and foreign businesses with U.S. operations. Ryan helps these businesses navigate tax treaties and complicated structuring decisions driven by U.S. tax considerations. He has extensive experience with foreign tax credits and applying the U.S. anti-deferral regimes including subpart F and GILTI.

Ryan offers comprehensive pre-immigration tax planning for foreign individuals seeking U.S. residency, as well as advising current U.S. residents on the tax implications relinquishing citizenship or terminating their lawful permanent residency.

Ryan also has substantial experience with planning for Section 1202 (qualified small business stock) gain exclusions and advising investors and funds on opportunity zone investments.

“We are pleased to welcome Ryan to the firm. His expertise in business tax matters, particular in cross-border and transactional matters substantially strengthens our firm’s transactional capabilities,” notes Andy Corea, Murtha Cullina’s Managing Partner. “Ryan will provide our clients with sophisticated tax advice to help them reach their business goals.”

Ryan notes, “Joining Murtha Cullina offers an unparalleled opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. I’m especially looking forward to leveraging the vast resources and expertise at the firm to further elevate the services I provide to my clients and to contribute to the growth of the tax practice.”

Ryan’s insights on international tax issues have been featured in media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and Tax Notes Today.



About Murtha Cullina LLP

Murtha Cullina is a mid-sized firm with full-service capabilities established in 1936, with a deeply rooted culture of collaboration, excellence and inclusion. With offices throughout the Northeast and New England serving local, regional, national and international clients, including public and private companies, institutions, government entities, tax-exempt organizations and individuals, Murtha Cullina is focused on its clients’ business goals and strategic objectives. The firm’s core practice areas include business law, employee benefits, energy, environmental, health care, immigration, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate, tax, tax-exempt organizations, trusts and estates, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, municipal and commercial finance.

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