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Mark Lubin Instructor Information

Special Counsel

Chamberlain Hrdlcka

  • Member since 2015

Mark Lubin is a tax attorney and CPA whose practice focuses primarily on international tax, M&A, joint ventures, restructurings and other areas of taxation important to companies operating globally and other complex or growing businesses.

Mark is presently Special Counsel to Chamberlain Hrdlicka.  He has also been a partner at two New York law firms, held senior in-house tax management and advisory positions, and practiced at major accouting firms.  In these capacities, Mark has concentrated his efforts on obtaining tax benefits (reduced ETR), minimizing tax risk, overseeing tax compliance and provision functions concerning international tax, achieving favorable tax audit results, advocating for changes in tax laws and regulations, and navigating tax aspects of non-tax initiatives such as acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, product initiatives, and regulatory compliance.

  • Mark's legal practice focuses primarily on transactional and international taxation for a diverse client base including US and foreign companies in finance, real estate, private equity, technology, consumer goods, media and manufacturing.  He also handled substantial tax audits and controversies at federal, state and local levels.
  • In his in-house tax practice, Mark was most recently Head of International Tax at BNY Mellon, where he managed the international tax function for the Bank and its affiliated entities in more than 30 countries through a team of 10 tax professionals.  Prior to that, Mark managed the US tax function for a $9+ billion platform of GE Capital’s real estate business, and he was a First Vice President and senior tax counsel at Merrill Lynch.

Mark has written articles in recognized tax publications on international and corporate tax topics and has been a speaker on business-related tax issues at conferences sponsored by organizations including the American Bar Association, Tax Executives International, Atlas, the Council for Tax Education, and the New York State Society of CPAs.  He taught tax courses at the City University of New York and the Center for Professional Education, and he is a past President of the New York University Tax Society.

Mark has a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University.  He obtained his law degree with honors from Georgetown and a Bachelor of Science (Accounting) from Washington University in St. Louis.