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The Sage Thought Leadership Podcast is dedicated to the possibility that entrepreneurs continue the work of creation. We celebrate them by allowing them to tell their stories and share their knowledge with others. In doing so we energize the success of businesses around the world through the imagination of our people and the power of technology.

Sep 14, 2023

Charles Lubar is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School and holds a Master’s Degree in taxation from Georgetown Law. For two-and-a-half years he worked in the Chief Counsel’s Office of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C. He spent thirty-four years as a partner for the global law firm Morgan Lewis. Lubar most recently served as a Senior Counsel at McDermott Will & Emery. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Lubar spent two years as an entrepreneur in Nairobi, Kenya, and has been a resident of London, England since 1971. Over fifty-plus years of international tax practice in London, he has represented a substantial number of well-known entertainers with respect to their international tax and often other issues including Michael Jackson, the Muppets, and several contributors to the James Bond films.


  • Introduction to Charles.
  • Why did you go to Nairobi, Kenya? 
  • An improbable journey into the world of money and law.
  • Working with the Muppets.
  • Who’s a hero and why are they a hero?