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  • California
  • New York
Silicon Valley
2 Palo Alto Square
3000 El Camino Real, Suite 700
Palo Alto, CA 94306-2121 USA
Phone: +1.650.843.7289
Fax: +1.650.843.4001
San Francisco
One Market, Spear Street Tower
San Francisco, CA 94105-1596
United States
Phone: +1.415.442.1427
Fax: +1.415.422.1001

Roderick K. "Rod" Donnelly is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Mr. Donnelly focuses his practice on the tax aspects of complex international corporate transactions and on transfer pricing, especially with an intangible property component, at both the planning and the controversy stages. He has experience in transfer pricing, subpart F, and tax-related aspects of manufacturing supply chain and R&D, at both the planning and audit defense levels for large multinational corporations. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Donnelly was a partner in the tax practice of an international law firm, resident in its Silicon Valley office.

Mr. Donnelly earned his J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 1999. Prior to law school, he was an associate professor of electrical engineering at Memorial University. Mr. Donnelly earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from Carleton University in 1988 and his M.Eng. in electrical engineering from Memorial University in 1984. He earned his B.Sc. from the University of London in 1980.

Mr. Donnelly is admitted to practice in California and New York.


  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law , 1999, J.D.
  • Carleton University, 1988, Ph.D. (Mathematics)
  • Memorial University, 1984, M.Eng.
  • University of London, 1980, B.Sc.