Our tax team is involved at every stage of a deal's life from structuring through implementation. As an integral part of the business transactions practice, we work closely with our counterparts in the Corporate Department to uncover underlying tax benefits and to construct innovative tax strategies. This close involvement helps our clients find ways to increase their overall economic benefit at every stage - helping provide the key to a successful transaction.


Our department is frequently and consistently recognized for its tax work across a range of practice areas. The Tax Department's advice was recognized by:

  • Chambers Global (2016)
    • Band 2 - Tax: Corporate & Finance (USA)
  • Chambers USA (2016)
    • Leading Firm - Tax: Corporate & Finance and Tax (Nationwide)
    • Leading Firm - Tax (NY)
    • Four of our Tax Department partners are ranked as top practitioners
  • The Legal 500 US (2016)
    • Leading Firm - US Taxes: Non-contentious
    • Leading Firm - International Tax
    • Two of our Tax Department partners are listed as leading lawyers - US Taxes: Non-contentious
    • All of our Tax Department partners are listed as top practitioners - International Tax
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers"Best Law Firms" (2016)
    • "Best Law Firms"
      • Tier 1 firm - Tax Law (National & NYC)
    • The Best Lawyers in America
      • Five practitioners listed for Tax Law (NYC)
  • Law360
    • One of four Paul, Weiss practices awarded - "Practice Groups of the Year" awards - Tax (2014)
    • MVP of the year - Jeffrey B. Samuels (2013, 2014)
  • Lexpert
    • Big Deals - Super Plus Income Fund/Ballard Power System (2009)
  • The American Lawyer
    • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Canada for Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons (2015)

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