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Megan D. Ferris

Senior Associate

F: (305) 921 0743
Overview Insights Education and Credentials Recognition and Community

Overview

Megan Ferris assists high net worth individuals and families with taxation, tax planning, tax compliance, international tax matters, corporate tax and tax controversy matters. She provides U.S. income tax advice, restructuring and other coordination for ultra-high net worth multinational families and U.S. territorial residents.

Megan advises corporations and partnerships on issues, including character of income, cancellation of debt, loan modifications, executive compensation, preferred stock options, interest deductibility, unified loss rules, liquidation and dissolution, travel and entertainment expenditures, charitable contributions, targeted partnership allocations, and partner loan arrangements. She also has experience with planning and documenting efficient inbound and outbound structures for closely and privately held multinational organizations, advising on structural, transactional, and operational issues, including choice of entity, GILTI, GDII, Subpart F, portfolio debt arrangements, licensing and intercompany arrangements, treaty application, reorganizations, source of income, and FIRPTA.

Regarding pro bono matters, Megan co-drafted and reviewed U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief for Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, pamphlets for homeless youth, and publications for foster care youth.

Insights

Education and Credentials

Education
University of Miami School of Law, J.D. LL.M., Taxation, cum laude, 2012
Nova Southeastern University, Master of Accountancy, 2009
University of Florida, B.S., Business Administration, 2005
Admissions
State of Florida
U.S. Tax Court

Recognition and Community

Recognition

Selected to the list of Ones to Watch for Tax Law by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2021-2023

 

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