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Co-chair of the Firm’s Tax Department. Represents leading fund sponsors in fund formation, including funds and funds-of-funds with a focus on equity, mezzanine debt, senior loans, distressed debt and real estate, and also focuses on M&A and other corporate transactions, frequently for fund clients. Clients include Bain, BlackRock, Brookfield, Fortress Investment Group, Goldman Sachs & Co., KKR, HPS Investment Partners, and Neuberger Berman, among others.


Joined in 1992; became partner in 2000.


JD, Columbia Law School (1992), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, member, Law Review; AB, magna cum laude, with distinction in all subjects, Cornell University (1989).