Dusko J. Stojkov

Dusko Stojkov advises clients on a wide variety of tax, corporate, and structured finance matters,including commercial lending documentation and structuring, debt workouts and structuring, acquisition finance, leveraged buyouts, private equity transactions structuring, taxation of corporations, partnerships, investment funds, investment fund managers, financial products, and international taxation.

Mr. Stojkov has more than 12 years of professional experience which includes holding a front office management position with a major regional European bank, working as a tax associate in the Washington, DC office of a leading US law firm, and as a manager in the national tax practice of a big four accounting firm.

Most recently, Mr. Stojkov lead the team of specialists providing structured solutions for large corporate and institutional clients of Erste Group Bank, a major regional European bank, headquartered in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Stojkov’s team provided innovative tailor made structured solutions for the bank’ s existing lending, advisory, and funding products, including structured loans, syndicated and club loans, hybrid instruments, derivatives, as well as complex legal structures involving offshore special purpose vehicles. Further, Mr. Stojkov worked with Erste Bank’s Balance Sheet Management Group on developing complex cross- border intra-group financing structures and liquidity products, such as structured deposits and similar products.

While at Patton Boggs, Mr. Stojkov advised clients on tax structuring of domestic and cross-border transactions, financial products, derivatives, and hybrid instruments. Further, Mr. Stojkov represented trade associations on US legislative and regulatory initiatives.

Prior to joining Patton Boggs, Mr. Stojkov worked at the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of the National Tax Department of Ernst & Young, where he specialized in corporate income taxation of mergers and acquisitions, and other aspects of Internal Revenue Code Subchapter C, including the cancellation of indebtedness income, the analysis of acquisition transactions costs, the making of Internal Revenue Code section 338 elections, the utilization of check-the-box Treasury Regulations, and the documentation of transactions subject to transfer pricing Treasury Regulations. Previously, Mr. Stojkov worked through the joint USAID and United Nations Tax Policy and Tax Administration Program, where – as a senior tax policy advisor – he advised the Government of the Republic of Serbia on a variety of tax reform issues. In this capacity he was responsible for the design of the direct investment incentives provisions of the Corporate Income Tax Act and amendments to the Personal Income Tax Act. Additionally, he advised on the amendments to the Goods and Services Sales Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Financial Transactions Tax Act, and the Carrying and Use Charge Tax Act. Mr. Stojkov was also a member of the drafting committees for the Value-Added Tax Act and the Social Security Contributions Act.


Dusko J. Stojkov

Practice Areas

Lending Commercial 

Structured Finance

Corporate Finance

Hedge Funds

Private Equity Funds



Representative Experience

Bar Membership

District of Columbia


Georgetown University Law School, LLM in Taxation

Wayne State University Law School, Juris Doctor

Eastern Michigan University,
B.S. in Economics