Faculty: Mehrdad Ghassemieh

Mehrdad Ghassemieh

Adjunct Professor

Mehrdad is an attorney at the law firm of Harlowe & Falk LLP. Prior to Harlowe & Falk, Mehrdad practiced in the international tax department of KPMG LLP, where he served as an adviser to multiple multinational companies, including large partnerships, corporations and Fortune 500 entities.

Mehrdad's practice includes assisting companies of all sizes, in all business and tax matters. This includes advising closely held businesses to establish new business entities, advising on regulatory and tax matters, succession planning, and tax efficient planning for purchases or sales of existing businesses.

Mehrdad routinely provides tax consulting services to clients with international operations. His clients include U.S. companies with foreign operations, citizens of the U.S. doing business and investing overseas, and foreign individuals and businesses dealing with U.S. taxation issues.

He also consults with U.S. based exporting companies to determine whether they qualify for IC-DISC tax incentive benefits, and assists in both implementation and maintenance of IC-DISC structures.

Mehrdad graduated from Gonzaga Law School, magna cum laude, and received an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law.