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Rodney Lawrence

  • Adjunct Professor
  • School of Accountancy & MIS
  • (312) 362-8770
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 6000
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

LLM, University of Southern California
LLB Commercial Law, Tax, University of Auckland, New Zealand
BCom Accounting and Finance, University of Auckland, New Zealand​


Rodney Lawrence is a principal in KPMG LLP’s US International Tax practice and the Global Leader for KPMG’s International Tax practice. Prior to becoming the Global Leader, Lawrence served as the National Leader and Chief Operating Officer for the US International Tax practice and was a member of the US member firm’s tax leadership team.

Lawrence has practiced international tax since 1987, working for KPMG in New Zealand, the UK and the US. He was admitted to the US partnership in 1998. As the global leader of KPMG’s international tax practice, Lawrence is responsible for the delivery of international tax services across many countries to our clients.

Lawrence has authored numerous articles of interest to both US and foreign multinationals. He has presented at numerous external webcasts on international tax planning, particularly including US legislative reform and investment in high growth markets. He continues to instruct at a number of KPMG LLP’s senior technical training seminars on international tax matters.