What the team is known for
A market-leading and premium-quality practice, noted for keen client advocacy and providing a highly responsive service in transactional tax planning, including partnership matters. Offers vast knowledge in capital markets transactions, including IPOs by US and non-US issuers and SEC-registered offerings. Adept handling of cross-border matters and particular strength in financing structures. Remains a popular choice for REIT transactions and spinoffs.
Clients say: "Its lawyers are extremely skilled and have good technical ability."
"The firm's lawyers are the best legal advisers I have every worked with," says a source.
Interviewees report: "The firm is a leader in M&A-related tax work."
Provided tax advice to PG&E in connection to its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
wins praise for his vast knowledge of tax matters. He routinely handles issues relating to high-value corporate transactions. "He is one of the best tax lawyers I have ever known, if not the best." "He is a very clear thinker and his judgment is right on. You can count on what he says."
regularly advises clients on the tax aspects of M&A and other corporate transactions. He acts for clients from a diverse array of sectors, ranging from mining and chemicals to insurance and pharmaceuticals. "He is straightforward, practical and very transparent."
is the head of Cravath's tax team. She has impressive experience advising corporations on the tax aspects of M&A. "She is a really fabulous M&A lawyer; she is sensible, creative and calm."
has a stellar reputation in the market for his extensive experience in complex tax matters. He has further expertise in structured finance and securitizations. "He is incredibly smart and thoughtful." "He is a force of nature."
chairs the tax team at the firm. He is noted for his strong capabilities in complex cross-border tax matters and frequently represents clients in M&A."He is brilliant in his creativity." "He is cool under pressure and has the uncanny ability to cut through the noise and get straight to the heart of the matter."
continues to be a popular choice for clients seeking advice on the tax elements of corporate transactions. He acts for companies from a diverse range of sectors, including entertainment, pharmaceutics and energy."He has great judgment." "He is a high-quality practitioner."