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Proskauer Rose LLP

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4 ranked lawyersBand 2MassachusettsUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Recognized for its specialist expertise and focus on fund formation. Advises fund managers and investors on fund structuring, most frequently working on the formation of private equity and venture capital funds. Also noted for advising on the tax aspects of a range of debt financing transactions. Offers advice to high-profile clients nationally and internationally, with additional footholds in the UK and Asia.

Work highlights

Advised Battery Ventures on the tax structuring of its Battery Ventures XIII fund, as well as its XIII Side Fund.

Notable practitioners

Arnold May advises private equity managers on fund raising and also works with investors looking to make efficient investments into funds.
"What really creates value is trust and you get that with Arnold.""He has great expertise; he has a wealth of knowledge and he is solution-focused."

Jamiel Poindexter 's tax practice is focused on investment fund formation across a full range of asset classes. His recent work has seen him advising clients on the tax-efficient structuring of buyout, venture and secondaries funds."He is phenomenal."

Robert Burke 's work typically sees him advise on tax matters relating to pass-through organizations such as limited liability companies, REITs, partnerships and S corporations. He is well placed to provide counsel on investment fund and joint venture formation and structuring.

Scott Jones has a private equity focused tax practice. He advises fund managers on fund formation and structuring, as well as on investments and secondary transactions.
"He is very knowledgeable and great to work with."

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Overview

National Reputation for Excellence

Our Boston tax team has a nationwide prominence for best-in-class services in the high-end of the commercial, legal and strategic issues fund managers and institutional investors face. This is coupled with our reputation for being approachable, accessible, and our client service which exceeds the market norm. Our ability to service one of the cornerstone sectors in our state to a global standard means our strength of reputation reaches far beyond Massachusetts, attracting high-end work with clients around the globe.

Recognized Leader For Expertise and Focus on Sophisticated Fund Formation Matters

Our ability to offer sophisticated, innovative and practical tax structuring advice is a major contribution to Proskauer’s renowned reputation globally as the leading adviser on private investment fund mandates. Our Boston-based tax lawyers are among the most knowledgeable and experienced in the world when it comes to tax structures in the context of fund formation and investment activities.  

Additionally, our team is further differentiated by the fact that we handle all tax aspects of the myriad needs of a highly-diversified base of buyout, venture, debt, mezzanine, secondary and funds-of-funds fund sponsors across the fund life cycle beyond formation, including venture capital and private equity transactions, fund restructurings, manager spinouts, acquisitions and sales of fund managers, and secondary purchases and sales of fund interests.

Tax

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Location

One International Place

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02110-2600

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Massachusetts

Tax


Arnold P May
Band 2
Jamiel Poindexter
Band 3
Robert D Burke
Band 3
Scott S Jones
Band 2