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USA 2022
California Tax
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Band 2

7 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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Tax - California: Northern
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Highly acclaimed practice noted for its capabilities in the tax structuring of corporate deals, with considerable cross-border capabilities. Well known for its superior capabilities in complex REIT tax matters. Its enviable client base also includes retail and pharmaceutical companies, as well as financial institutions. Wider areas of excellence include partnership tax matters and tax-free spinoffs.

Strengths

"It has deep expertise, with very strong associates and partners that are very hands-on and very good in their areas of expertise."

"It is a leading firm in the market."

"Latham & Watkins LLP is very on top of market trends and has an excellent knowledge base."

Work highlights

Latham & Watkins LLP advised AMD on its acquisition of Xilinx in an all-stock transaction valued at $35 billion.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented AGRO Merchants Group in its sale to Americold Realty Trust.

Notable practitioners

Laurence Stein is a top choice for counsel on tax-related issues concerning high-value M&A.
"He is very seasoned and very knowledgeable."

Samuel Weiner is commended for his handling of tax issues stemming from corporate transactions. His expertise includes managing cross-border tax matters.
"I think he is a very smart and a very nice guy and a leading tax lawyer in SoCal." "He is a very strong M&A tax lawyer."

Katharine Moir has a well-regarded tax practice, which includes advising on issues in connection to transactions.
"She is very well regarded, very smart, very practical and good to work with."

Ana O'Brien advises on tax issues concerning REITs and corporate transactions.
"Ana is incredibly talented. She is always our trusted ally when we need  guidance." "Ana's experience with REITs reaches far and wide and gives us a secure feeling that we are in great hands when she is advising us on transactions."

Pardis Zomorodi advises her clients on the tax elements of corporate transactions and REITs.

Grace Lee advises clients on a range of M&A transactional tax work.
"She is super smart and really good at what she does."

Kirt Switzer is a well-regarded tax practitioner with notable experience handling domestic and international matters. He acts for clients in restructurings, financings and M&A.
"He is great, he is very solution-minded."

Ranked Lawyers at
Latham & Watkins LLP

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California: Northern

Tax

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Katharine P. Moir
2
Band 2
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Grace Lee
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Band 4
4
Kirt Switzer
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Band 4

California: Southern

Tax

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Laurence J Stein
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Band 1
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Samuel Weiner
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Band 1
3
Ana G O'Brien
3
Band 3
3
Pardis Zomorodi
3
Band 3