Sanford H. Goldberg, for more than 40 years, has been involved in every major area of international taxation from structuring mergers and acquisitions, to negotiating dispositions and planning cross-border transactions. He has worked with U.S. and foreign-based multinationals to resolve IRS controversies related to their domestic and international operations, including transfer pricing of goods, services, and intangibles. He is widely recognized for providing tax and estate planning to U.S. and non-U.S. individuals and families, working with multiple-country heirs and beneficiaries, dual wills, foreign trusts and other foreign entities. He has represented clients in executive compensation negotiations and functions regularly in the capacity of independent counsel to key officers in order to avoid a conflict of interest between general counsel and the corporation. He has been retained in takeover battles between major public companies to negotiate the employment contract of a new CEO. Past President of the USA branch of the International Fiscal Association and Vice President of its worldwide parent, he is also an elected member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He edits the International Tax sections of the Journal of Taxation and the Canadian Tax Journal. He has taught at the NYU Masters in Taxation Program, and is on advisory boards at Florida Law School and Fordham University. A Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, he is also named in The Best Lawyers in America.

A magna cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he received his J.D. from Columbia, where he was a Kent scholar.

Are Your Non-U.S. Executives Prepared for U.S. Estate Tax?

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Quincy Cotton
Published: The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, December 01, 2005
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Treaty Conflicts in Categorizing Income as Business Profits Caused by Differences in Approach between Common Law and Civil Law

by Sanford H. Goldberg, John Avery Jones
Published: Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation, November 01, 2004
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IRS Issues A Warning To Canadian Law Firms With U.S. Branch Offices

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Michael J. Miller
Published: The Canadian Tax Journal, March 01, 2004
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Proposed Transportation Regulations - Suggestions for Final Course Correction

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Michael J. Miller
Published: Tax Management International Journal, May 09, 2003
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Estate Tax Conflicts Resulting from a Change in Residence

by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: International Fiscal Association -- 56th Congress, August 25, 2002
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Gains Tax vs. Inheritance Tax

by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: International Fiscal Association -- 56th Congress, August 25, 2002
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Considerations for Underlying Foreign Corporations

by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: ALI-ABA Estate Planning Course Materials Journal, April 30, 2001

Taxation Caused by or After a Change in Residence

by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: Tax Notes International, August 07, 2000

U.S. Court Finds Foreign Tax Credit Strip Does Not Compute

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Peter A. Glicklich, Abraham Leitner
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, December 01, 1999

Lessons in Avoiding Transfer Pricing Penalties: DHL Corp.

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, June 01, 1999

Laidlaw Taxpayer Crashed and Burned, Losing Billion-Dollar Debt-Equity Case

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, December 01, 1998

When is a U.S. Subsidiary a Permanent Establishment?

by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, October 01, 1998

Taiyo Hawaii Co., Ltd.: Destined for Frequent Citation

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Carrie L. Brandon
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, June 01, 1998

Electronic Commerce: Taxation of Services Provided via the Internet

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Howard J. Levine, Ellen Seiler Brody, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: R & H Newsletter -- Tax Insights, October 01, 1997

Are You a U.S. Citizen?

by Sanford H. Goldberg, C. Jordan Ball, III
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, October 01, 1997

Electronic Services: Suggesting a Man-Machine Distinction

by Howard J. Levine, Sanford H. Goldberg, Ellen Seiler Brody, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Journal of Taxation, August 15, 1997

Canadian Investment in the United States after the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, March 01, 1997

Internet Sales Pose International Tax Challenges

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Howard J. Levine, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Journal of Taxation, June 01, 1996