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Jen Burt

Jen Burt

Of Counsel

Jen Burt focuses her practice on international corporate restructurings, advising clients with respect to complex cross border transactions across a range of industries. She manages both external and internal transactions including acquisitions, carve outs, post-acquisition integrations and legal entity rationalizations. Jen brings a strong client perspective to her practice by, leveraging her years as in-house tax counsel at publicly traded companies to anticipate client needs and complete transactions efficiently and cost-effectively, with minimal disruption to day-to-day operations.

Areas of FocusTax


Jen has represented large multinational companies in the following global corporate reorganizations:

  • The acquisition and integration of a life science business valued at $21B for a US public company
  • A global reorganization with significant regulatory implications for a Fortune 100 company, the value of which exceeded $2 billion
  • The post-acquisition integration of operations involving 40 jurisdictions and multiple disciplines for a Fortune 100 company, the transaction value of which exceeded US$5.5 billion
  • A carve out of a US public company’s digital finishing business to private equity across 8 jurisdictions
  • A global legal entity rationalization across North America, South America, and Asia for a Fortune 500 financial services company
  • The post-acquisition integration of operations across multiple jurisdictions in Asia for a leading biopharmaceutical solutions company
  • The ongoing corporate implementation of cross border transactions for a large public conglomerate


    Prior Experience

    Before joining DLA Piper, Jen served as VP of International Tax Planning at Marriott International and Senior Director, Global Tax Planning at Laureate Education.