Alan H. Kaufman, Esq., LL.M.

Partner – International Tax

Alan H. Kaufman, Partner – International Tax, Bio Photo

For nearly 30 years at Sony Corporation as Vice President in the Global Tax Office, Alan Kaufman led strategic and transactional tax planning initiatives with an emphasis on the media and entertainment businesses. Alan advises clients on a wide range of federal and international tax matters.

Earlier in his career, Alan was with the District Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in their New Orleans and Brooklyn offices, where he litigated tax cases before the U.S. Tax Court.

In his corporate and government roles, he has obtained broad experience in many areas of tax planning and controversy, including business integration and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, intercompany transactions, transfer pricing, tax treaty matters (including competent authority negotiations), ruling requests, and audit defense.

Bari Zahn wins Brava SmartCEO Award

Interview with NGLCC

Interview with Gay City News re: organization Ms. Zahn founded in late uncle’s honor

Other Awards

Named “New Yorker of the Week” for her AIDS awareness work among teens in the city, NY1 News; interviewed on June 24, 2005

Practice Areas:
  • Tax
  • New York
  • Florida


  • LL.M., New York University School of Law
  • J.D., University at Buffalo School of Law
  • B.A., Economics, University at Albany, SUNY