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Katarina Predić

katarina@jsplaw.co.rs

 

Katarina Predić, Juris Doctor
Partner

Katarina Predic holds a Juris Doctor degree from Univeristy of Notre Dame Law School and an equivalency law degree from Univeristy of Belgrade Law School. Her scholarly achievements include Dean's Honor List and appointment to the position of Articles Editor of the Journal of Legislation. She also completed International Business Law Program at the Notre Dame/LSE London Campus, with concentrantion in EU law, international business transactions and tax. She has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1992.

Until 2001, Katarina worked  as an attorney in New York with the law firms of Gordon, Gordon and Tepper and Michael and Feiner. She represented clients in commercial, corporate and tax matters, including litigation and out-of-court settlements. She also handled cases in public international law as well as real estate and estate matters. In 2001, she joined the Belgrade office of Ernst and Young where she worked until 2005 as Supervisor at Tax and Legal Department. From 2005 to 2008, she worked at the OSCE as National Legal Officer on issues related to harmonization with EU legislation, after which time she joined the Belgrade office of the French law firm Gide, Loyerette and Nouel as Tax Counsel.   She also gained experience as in-house counsel at ComTech Systems where she had the opportunity to work with start-ups at international investor forums and focus on legal issues pivotal to their growth.

Katarina's main area of concentration is tax law and related corporate, commercial and labour matters. Her engagements have included tax counseling, tax structuring, tax due diligence, matters before the tax authorities, first and second instance, double-tax treaty issues.

She is particularly enthusiastic about the commercialization of technology and connecting venture capital with software and cleantech start-ups. Her bi-legal background, with respect to both education and work experience, helps her, in cooperation with other members of our team, lead the client through both local and foreign legal vortex.

Languages: English and French.