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Duane Morris LLP

Tax

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What the team is known for

Strong transactional tax practice that advises a range of domestic and international clients on structuring deals. Also noted for its handling of state and federal controversy work, which includes acting on criminal proceedings. Client base includes partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.

Work highlights

Provided tax advice to Quanta Services in connection with an amendment of its credit agreement that, among other things, extended the maturity date to September 2025 and increased its revolving credit facility from $2.1 billion to $2.5 billion.

Notable practitioners

Hope Krebs is a distinguished attorney who offers counsel on the tax elements of transactional matters such as acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity mandates.
"She is a very highly regarded international tax lawyer." "She is very practical, talented and very good at what she does."

Thomas Ostrander is routinely called upon by individuals and corporations for representation in criminal matters such as tax evasion litigation and appeals. He also advises his clients on investigations undertaken by government authorities.
"He is one of the premier people for tax disputes. He can properly assess a client's circumstances and come up with a comprehensive game plan, then implement it in a short amount of time."

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Overview

The Tax Practice Group is an integral part of the firm's transactional practice. We work closely with our business lawyers to structure and effectuate complex transactions from a tax perspective to better fit our client's business objectives. We also maintain an independent tax practice that focuses on public and private domestic and foreign business entities (corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies), private clients and tax-exempt organizations, including federal, state and local tax controversy matters for all of the foregoing.

Many of our lawyers are recognized authorities in their fields, consultants to other professional advisors, frequent speakers and panelists at tax conferences and authors of tax articles and treatises.

Services:

  • Business Transactions​
  • State and Local Tax Matters
  • International Tax Matters
  • Civil and Criminal Tax Controversy Practice
  • Private Clients

Members

DiBonaventura, Stephen (Head of Department)

Krebs, Hope

Ostrander, Thomas W

Tax

Duane Morris LLP

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Location

30 South 17th Street

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-4196

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Thomas W Ostrander
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