We are pleased to announce that Matthew Lykken has joined the firm as Counsel in the Tax group.
Mr. Lykken has three decades of planning and audit experience in international corporate tax in the biopharma, medical manufacturing and petrochemical industries, including roles as global head of tax and regional director in both EMEA and Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Lykken’s tax experience is broad, and includes designing and implementing principal-commissionare structures that cleared U.S. and European audits, overseeing tax issues relating to acquisitions and major financings, advising on transfer pricing audits, APAs, and CA proceedings around the world, negotiating with foreign authorities regarding tax incentive grants, and implementing Sarbanes Oxley control processes.
Prior to joining Potomac Law, Mr. Lykken was Vice President, Tax, at Baxter International and served as Associate General Tax Counsel at Amoco Corporation/BP. He earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude.