Our business tax lawyers provide a full range of advice on federal, state, local, and international tax matters to corporations, partnerships, nonprofit organizations and individuals.
Understanding that tax implications play a primary role in corporate transactions, our tax lawyers work closely with other lawyers within the firm to ensure optimal structure and reporting. We also provide ongoing tax advice to business entities of all sizes and to tax-exempt organizations, with a particular focus on health care providers and institutions of higher education.
We are nationally recognized for our work structuring and implementing major corporate and partnership transactions, including tax-free and taxable mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as tax deferred like-kind exchanges of real estate, aircrafts and other assets. When tax disputes arise, we represent clients in tax litigation at the administrative and appellate levels.
We counsel regulated investment companies and insurance companies on matters related to their industry. Our lawyers also provide tax advice in connection with public and private offerings of stock, debt, partnership, LLC and REIT interests and in connection with restructurings and other work-outs.
Our tax team has deep experience in a wide variety of areas including:
- tax-free and taxable acquisitions and dispositions, both domestic and international
- private equity, hedge fund and corporate venture transactions
- registered investment companies (RICs) on a wide range of matters, including advice on tax-free reorganizations
- corporate finance and funding transactions
- real estate transactions
- partnerships, LLCs, joint ventures and disregarded entities
- Section 1031 exchanges
- capital market transactions
- tax planning for owners of closely-held companies
- real estate investment trusts (REITs)
- counsel to domestic and international insurance companies
- structuring new businesses
- international tax planning
- Chapter 11 reorganizations and nonjudicial restructurings
- IRS rulings
- reporting requirements for offshore accounts
- state and local tax planning, including resolution of escheat issues
- federal and state controversy work
- tax consequences of litigation settlements
- administrative and in court federal and state tax disputes
- tax-exempt and nonprofit organizations on a wide range of matters, including formation and structuring; M&A, joint ventures and other transactions; obtaining exemption determinations, private letter rulings and other guidance from the IRS.