Dominique ‘Monique’ Gallego is a tax partner in Sidley Austin LLP’s New York office. She has extensive experience in providing integrated global tax planning for alternative asset managers with international operations, international investments, or both. Monique focuses on US inbound issues related to credit, real estate, digital assets and other complex investments and outbound issues involving investment platforms in Ireland, Luxembourg and similar jurisdictions. Monique provides strategic advice to fund clients subject to IRS audits on US trade or business and international tax issues. Monique advises on the creation of legal and tax optimal manager and fund entities, optimal entry and acquisition, and holding and exit of diverse and international investments, including the creation and use of financial products for financing and other business purposes.
Prior to joining Sidley as a partner, Monique was a partner and principal at Ernst and Young LLP. She was also a partner at another global law firm, and previously was an associate in Sidley’s tax practice. Monique participates in various speaking engagements with the Practising Law Institute, American Bar Association, Managed Funds Association, Wall Street Tax Association and Hedge Fund CFO Association, and was a recognised tax adviser in The Legal 500 and also recognised in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Tax Law.