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Marisa Kaley

Marisa P. Kaley


Marisa P. Kaley focuses her practice on international tax, advising clients on the tax aspects of global expansion, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, post-acquisition integration, global transfer pricing strategy, operational structuring and general international tax planning matters. 

Marisa supports clients ranging from start-ups to established multinational and public companies in a variety of industries, including life sciences, telecommunications, and technology. She regularly serves as the managing international legal counsel for multijurisdictional and multi-disciplined projects and matters implicating non-US corporate, employment, intellectual property and regulatory considerations in addition to US and foreign tax issues.

Marisa is also actively engaged in various pro bono matters, with a focus on asylum and VAWA petitions.

Bar admissionsMassachusetts
  • J.D., Boston College Law School
    cum laude
    Senior Note Editor of the Boston College
    Environmental Affairs Law Review
  • B.A., Wellesley College


  • Co-author, "The Fleeting Utility of Sports Wagering NOLs," Tax Notes State (Feb. 2024)
  • "Nuclear Power As An Alternative Green Fuel: Why Uprates to Commercial Nuclear Reactors Deserve to Be Eligible for Federal Loan Guarantees, and Why the DOE's Decision to Make Them So Warrants Chevron Deference," 43 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 145 (Jan. 2016)
  • "Protecting Endangered Species Habitat on Private Property: The Public-Private Constitutional Balance Need Not Be a Zero-Sum Game," 42 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 229 (Jan. 2015)

Memberships And Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association