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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Tax

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What the team is known for

Counts taxation of financial products, corporate transactions and commodities matters as key strengths. Acts for an impressive array of clients such as pharmaceutical companies and financial institutions. Also handles the structuring of securitization vehicles, with enviable experience of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securitizations.

Strengths

"The team provides an excellent service," says a client.

Work highlights

Advised The Howard Hughes Corporation on tax issues concerning its offering of 5.375% senior notes due in 2028.

Notable practitioners

Jason Schwartz is building an impressive tax practice that sees him advise on CLOs and ABS transactions. His clients includes banks, funds and investment managers.
"He is very practical and can explain tax issues in plain English." "He is very smart and knowledgeable in his area."

Linda Swartz leads the tax offering at the firm. She has a wealth of experience in tax matters, including those relating to bankruptcies and high-value corporate transactions.
"She is the best in the business for structured transactions." "She has a wealth of experience and uses this to navigate issues, she comes up with really creative solutions to issues."

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Overview

Cadwalader's tax practice is notable for its sophistication and diversity as well as its crucial role in the firm's transactional practices, including:

  • structuring of complex domestic and cross-border deals; 
  • resolution of special tax issues of troubled and insolvent corporations and other entities;
  • structuring, documentation and execution of complex, tax-advantaged securities transactions and products; and
  • tax controversy matters.

Our tax attorneys are recognized for both their original thinking and results-oriented approach, and with international expertise in U.S. and UK tax law, we routinely represent domestic and multinational corporations, private equity and other investment firms, investment banks and other parties in sophisticated transactions that involve extensive analysis and innovative deal structuring.

Tax Department

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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200 Liberty Street

New York

New York

USA

NY 10281

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New York

Tax


Jason Schwartz
Up and Coming
Linda Z Swartz
Band 2