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Federal Tax

  • tax planning to maximize benefits/minimize costs 
  • structuring of joint ventures
  • M&A
  • reorganizations
  • capital expansion programs
  • employment contracts
  • compensation arrangements
  • navigate key committees of the US Congress

Tax Controversies/Litigation

  • tax liability
  • exempt status
  • tax shelters
  • ERISA/deferred compensation
  • valuation
  • domestic and foreign corporation and financial institution reorganizations
  • inter-company pricing disputes

State and Local Tax

  • reduce transaction taxes on exemption, classification and valuation of leasehold interests; commercial, government-owned properties
  • corporate income tax, sales tax, ad valorem property tax, documentary/intangible tax disputes
  • multistate tax issues such as Internet sales; similar electronic commerce affairs

International Tax

  • counsel domestic and foreign companies and individuals on structuring their business and investment activities in the US and abroad


  • qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, including 401(k)s and ESOPs
  • plan asset investments
  • executive compensation
  • employee plans
  • health and welfare benefits 
  • breach of fiduciary responsibilities

Offshore Tax Compliance

  • structure and report investments
  • maintain US investments
  • compliance for US beneficiaries
  • foreign and domestic fiduciaries' taxes on foreign investments
  • IRS audits
  • criminal prosecution
  • Form 8938
  • federal indictments for "structuring"
  • money laundering, fraud, financial crimes
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations


Sherman, William (Head of Department)

Adams, Glenn A.

Alvarez, Ariadna

Barton, Bernard

Boyett, Christopher W.

Entin, Seth J

Ervin, James M

Granwell, Alan

Kasner, Stewart L

Koren, Edward F.

Packman, Kevin E.

Sharp, William

Sharp, William

Tevel, Sean

Weinstein, Andrew


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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 22 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

The GILTI High-Tax Exception: Is it a Viable Planning Option?

William Sharp, William Sherman, Alan Granwell, Lawrence Kemm

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IRS Releases Proposed Regulations on Carried Interest Under Section 1061 of the Code

William Sherman, Christopher Marotta

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Breaking the "Equity Wall": Proposed Regulations Limit Chances to Minimize U.S. Withholding Tax

Seth J Entin

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