Rom P. Watson

Partner

  • JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 1983
  • AB, Stanford University, 1979; Phi Beta Kappa

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts, 1985
  • American Bar Associations
  • Boston Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Frequent lecturer at tax conferences and seminars, including the Tax Executives Institute, the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, the International Bar Association, the World Trade Institute, and the Practicing Law Institute
  • IFA, New England Regional Council Member
  • Former Co-Chair of the BBA International Tax Committee

Rom P. Watson

Partner

Rom concentrates his practice on international tax issues, and serves as the co-head of the firm’s International practice group. Rom has extensive experience in the international tax area, working with investment funds, multinational companies, global investors, and financial institutions. He focuses on the tax issues raised by cross-border fund formation, financial products, transfer pricing, and multinational transactions.

From 1988 through 1991, Rom practiced in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury where he was appointed Associate International Tax Counsel.

Experience

  • Bain Capital
  • GMO
  • TPG Capital
  • State Street Corporation
  • 3i Group Plc
  • Harvard University
  • Stanford University
  • Canadian National Railway

Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2006-2014)
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2013)