Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Tax Department

California
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What the team is known for Well regarded for its wealth of experience in state, federal and international transactional and planning matters. Particular strength in the technology and life sciences sectors, regularly advising Silicon Valley heavyweights and investors on high-value M&A and structuring work.

Strengths Sources say: "It is a fantastic team that is extremely responsive."

Commentators report: "The team handles the complexities well and has really capable lawyers."

Work highlights Represented Tilos Therapeutics in tax-related matters connected to the company's sale to Merck.

Notable practitioners


David Strong
is noted for his experience advising on the tax aspects of corporate transactions. A source comments: "No details slip by him when he's on the other side of a matter."

Known for "his breadth of knowledge,"
Jonathan Zhu
works with clients on all aspects of tax structuring transactions. Clients say: "He is one of the clearest income tax lawyers I have ever spoken to. He can break down issues so well to explain it to people not versed in this area."