Biography

Jenny Longman is Counsel in the Firm's Tax Department.  She advises clients on numerous domestic and international tax issues, including partnership tax issues, corporate reorganizations, business acquisitions and dispositions, cross-border withholding issues, foreign and domestic trust matters, state and local tax planning, and tax controversy matters.

Ms. Longman advises high net worth individuals, executors and trust companies on U.S. income tax issues related to U.S. and foreign grantor and non-grantor trusts, including application of the “throwback tax,” U.S. income taxation of foreign estates, and residency and domicile matters.  She regularly advises on subpart F, passive foreign investment company and double tax treaty issues. 

She counsels nonresidents looking to move to the United States on pre-immigration tax planning, and similarly counsels U.S. citizens and green card holders looking to expatriate on Exit Tax matters.  She also advises global families on international estate planning issues.

In the real estate area, Ms. Longman advises foreign investors on structuring U.S. real estate investments, looking to maximize U.S. income tax efficiency as well as minimize U.S. estate tax exposure.

She has counseled clients under audit by the IRS and New York State, as well as many clients who have chosen to come into U.S. tax compliance through the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, and other IRS programs.

In the domestic area, Ms. Longman has advised on income tax issues in relation to S corporations, choice of business entity, and state and local tax planning.

Admissions
  • New York
Professional Activities
  • Legislative Initiative Co-Chair, New York Chapter, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (2022 - present)

  • Panelist, "Art: Private passion or a private client asset?", International Bar Association’s 25th Annual International Private Client Conference (March 2, 2020)

  • Co-chair, "Inheriting Problematic Structures: Common Issues for Heirs/Beneficiaries and Pre-Death Restructuring Possibilities", American Bar Association and International Bar Association’s 19th Annual U.S. and Europe Tax Practice Trends Conference (April 3, 2019)

  • Panelist, “The Privacy Conundrum – Compliant Strategies in a Transparent World,” Wealth Management and Tax Executives Workshop, American Bar Association and International Bar Association’s 18th Annual Tax Planning Strategies Conference (April 11, 2018)

  • Co-chair, “Planning for (Non)-Residency” Wealth Management Workshop, American Bar Association and International Bar Association’s 16th Annual Tax Planning Strategies – U.S. and Europe. Milan, Italy. (March 16, 2016)

Publications