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  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2008, with honors
  • B.S., Florida State University, 2004, cum laude

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Victor A. Jaramillo

Of Counsel, Washington, D.C.
(202) 862-8851 | v-card | PDF

Victor Jaramillo joined Caplin & Drysdale in 2010 as an Associate in the firm's Washington, D.C., office.  He was named Of Counsel to the firm in 2017.


Mr. Jaramillo advises multinational corporations, financial institutions, and individual clients on a broad range of tax matters, including tax controversies, risk management and international compliance, and cross-border structuring.  He also utilizes his Spanish fluency to advise Spanish-speaking clients. 

Mr. Jaramillo's major areas of practice include subpart F, tax treaty issues and competent authority proceedings, FATCA entity classification and compliance, withholding and information reporting, financial products, and individual compliance. 

Mr. Jaramillo also advises on the international tax issues of high-net-worth clients with respect to pre-immigration and structuring cross-border investments.  He has extensive experience advising both U.S. taxpayers and individuals living abroad with undisclosed foreign assets on U.S. tax compliance issues, especially those with foreign business and trust interests. 


During law school, Mr. Jaramillo served as an extern in the Small Business/Self-Employed Division at the IRS's Office of Chief Counsel.  Before joining Caplin & Drysdale, he practiced in the tax group of a major international law firm.

Professional Activities

  • Previously served as Vice-Chair of the ABA Young Lawyers Division

Awards & Rankings

  • The American Lawyer's Global Legal Award, Global Dispute of the Year: Investigations, Swiss Tax Settlements, 2015
  • Emory University School of Law, Outstanding Tax Student Award

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, Tax Controversy Roundtable: Where Have All the Good Guys Gone!, 10th Annual U.S. - Latin America Tax Planning Strategies, June 15, 2017
  • Panelist, International Information Reporting, 2017 ABA Section of Taxation May Meeting, May 13, 2017
  • Speaker, Panel was entirely in Spanish: Alternative Solutions of Disputes in Tax Matters: Arbitration, APAs Transfer, Mutual Agreements and Concluding Agreements, ANEFAC Monterrey Magno Evento Anual, October 28, 2016
  • Speaker, Voluntary Disclosure Programs: Recent Developments & How Long Will They Last, University of San Diego School of Law - Procopio International Tax Institute Conference, October 21, 2016
  • Speaker, FATCA's Expanding Global Reach: A Concern for Big and Small, ABA Tax Section, January 29, 2016
  • Speaker, Cumplimiento Internacional, FBARs, y mas (Presentation in Spanish), Latino Tax Professionals Association, 2015 National Convention, August 5, 2015
  • International Compliance, FBARs, and More, Latino Tax Professionals Association, 2015 National Convention, August 4, 2015
  • Speaker, The Implications of FATCA in Switzerland, University of Geneva, Tax Law Day, February 2, 2015

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Recent Publications

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