Marcia Swihart Orgill

Associate


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AREAS OF PRACTICE

EDUCATION

  • LL.M. in Taxation, Washington University School of Law (2007)
  • J.D., with high honors, Duke University Law School (1985), Bidlake Memorial Award for superior performance in legal research/writing; style editor, Duke University’s Alaska Law Review
  • B.A., magna cum laude, government, Lawrence University (1982), Phi Beta Kappa

ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri
  • Texas

ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Bar Association, Tax Subcommittee
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • Missouri District Export Council, member

 RECOGNITION

  • 2013 “100 St. Louisans You Should Know” honoree, Small Business Monthly

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MARCIA’S BIO


A member of Danna McKitrick’s transaction team, Marcia Swihart Orgill concentrates her practice in the area of domestic and international business transactions. She assists clients with entity formation and structure, buy/sell agreements, shareholder agreements, and the drafting and review of commercial and other business contracts. Marcia has experience in drafting and reviewing international agency and distribution agreements in Europe, Latin and South America, and Asia. She also advises clients on a wide range of domestic and international tax issues. Her tax experience includes:

  • IC-DISC formation and ongoing compliance issues for U.S. export companies
  • Shareholder and corporation tax issues
  • International inbound and outbound transactions
  • FIRPTA planning and compliance
  • Obtaining tax exempt status for non-profit organizations, corporate governance and unrelated business taxable income issues

Marcia lived internationally in Malaysia and Paris for 14 years, where she taught English and sat on the school board of the International School of Kuala Lumpur. Marcia’s international experience gives her a broader perspective in addressing the needs of clients with global interests and complex situations. She is an appointee of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the Missouri District Export Council, which provides exporting advice to companies in Missouri seeking to expand international sales.


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