Seth J. Entin

Seth J. Entin


“Seth’s ‘practical approach’ and ‘strong, sophisticated knowledge base,’ speaks to ‘his ability to pinpoint the crux of the issue at hand when it comes to complex tax matters,’ and is ‘always focused on achieving the best possible results for his clients.’" — Chambers & Partners

Seth J. Entin concentrates his practice on federal income taxation, with an emphasis on international taxation. Seth is an Adjunct Professor of International Taxation at the University of Miami School of Law, a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, and regularly speaks at national and international tax conferences. He is also the Director of International Tax Law for the Florida Bar Tax Section.

  • International taxation of high net worth individuals
  • International and domestic corporate taxation
  • Offshore voluntary disclosures
  • IRS international tax audits

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  • Develops tax plans for non-U.S. individuals investing into the United States.
  • Develops tax plans for non-U.S. families with descendants living in the United States.
  • Develops pre-immigration tax plans for non-U.S. individuals and families arriving in the United States.
  • Represented Teva Pharmaceuticals in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Mexican pharmaceutical giant Representaciones e Investigaciones Medicas S.A. de C.V (Rimsa) through a series of debt-free and cash-free deals. Teva received a portfolio of affiliated products, companies, intellectual property, pharmaceutical patents in Latin America and Europe.
  • Represented OPKO Health, Inc. in the $1.47 billion negotiation of a definitive merger agreement with Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc.
  • Represented International Exchange Inc. in its first major investment in Israel.
  • Assists individuals who have failed to report foreign income or assets come into compliance with the IRS.
  • Represents individuals and entities before the IRS in international tax audits.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2007-2019
    • "Miami Lawyer of the Year" in Tax Law, The Best Lawyers in America 2016
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2007-2018
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States
    • Tax - International Tax, 2009, 2011 & 2013-2018
    • Tax - U.S. Taxes - Non-Contentious, 2017-2018
  • Listed, Latin Lawyer 250 Guide, Tax, 2014, 2017
  • Listed, Chambers Global, Corporate/M&A, 2013
  • Listed, Florida Super Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • Listed, Chambers Latin America, Corporate/M&A, 2011 and 2013
  • Team Member, "Corporate & Finance - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based)," Chambers Latin America Awards, 2010
  • Team Member, "Focus on Latin America - Law Firm of the Year (Florida-Based)," Chambers Latin America Inaugural Awards for Excellence, 2009
  • Rated, AV Preeminent®

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  • Adjunct Professor of Taxation, University of Miami School of Law, 2005-2017
  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel, 2017
  • Member, Executive Committee, The Florida Bar, Tax Section
    • Director, International Tax, 2008-2017
    • Chair, Outbound Tax Committee, 2005-2008
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners


  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Miami School of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles and Comments Editor, University of Miami Law Review
    • Dean's Honor Scholarship
    • Book Awards in: Special Topics in Florida Law, Federal Income Tax I, U.S. Constitutional Law II, Labor Law, Contracts, Civil Procedure I, Taxation of Business Entities
  • M.P.A., Barry University
  • M.B.A., Barry University
  • B.T.L., Talmudic University
    • Fellowship in Talmudic Law
  • Passed Certified Public Accounting Exam
  • Florida