Proskauer Rose LLP

Tax Department

California
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What the team is known for A strong profile across corporate tax matters, with particular expertise in the financial sector. Offers strengths in tax issues arising from M&A, securities offerings and heavyweight real estate matters.

Strengths Clients say: "It is a terrific firm - they go beyond the call of duty at all levels."

One source says: "The strength of the team makes it stand out - it has a constellation of practitioners who are very good."

Another client comments: "The level of service and response time is excellent."

Work highlights Advised Sotera Defense Solutions on the tax aspects of its $235 million sale to KeyW.

Notable practitioners

Michael Fernhoff provides expert tax planning advice, particularly in the context of real estate and corporate transactions. A source describes him as "one of the most practical lawyers," and explains: "He is very good at taking difficult deals and people, and getting them across the line." Another interviewee notes: "He is a true problem-solver worth his weight in gold."