Tax Attorney

Paul Sczudlo

Los Angeles, CA

About Paul Sczudlo

Paul Sczudlo is an international tax attorney. He has more than 38 years of experience, specializing in cross-border transactions and the entertainment industry.

Sczudlo works for Withersworldwide in Los Angeles, where he advises clients on international tax withholding, cross-border tax reporting, and compliance and controversy issues.

Sczudlo focuses internationally on entertainment taxation, income taxation, estate and gift tax planning, estate administration and wealth transfer planning. He works with high net worth individuals; entertainers such as actors, musicians, writers, producers, directors and agents; foreign investors seeking to acquire or dispose of manufacturing, distribution, licensing or other operations in the U.S.; and U.S. businesses looking to establish or acquire foreign operations.

Before joining Withersworldwide in 2016, Sczudlo was in private practice for six years. Before that, he worked with Loeb & Loeb for 30 years.

Sczudlo is secretary and a co-founding member of the L.A. chapter of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners. He is a past chairman of the American Bar Association's international private client committee, the Los Angeles County Bar Association's taxation section and the State Bar of California’s foreign tax committee. Sczudlo has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.

Sczudlo received a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School’s 3L Exchange Program. He earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, at Yale University.


Withers Bergman


1925 Century Park East, Los Angeles



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