O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Tax Department

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What the team is known for A high-profile tax practice in the California market, advising on matters such as M&A, financing and IPO work. Services an array of clients including those from the entertainment and technology industries, as well as private equity investors. Demonstrates growing strengths advising on cross-border matters, with niche expertise advising Asian clients doing business in the USA.

Strengths Clients describe the lawyers as "all smart, experienced and responsive."

Work highlights Represented Good Universe on tax issues pertaining to its sale to Lionsgate Entertainment.

Notable practitioners

Luc Moritz is "an extremely capable tax lawyer," according to market sources. His capabilities include the tax aspects of financing transactions, including cross-border investments.

Robert Blashek is a superb choice to advise on the tax structuring of complex corporate and private equity transactions. "He is the smartest, most expert tax lawyer we’ve ever dealt with," reports one client.