ProfessionalsPatrick N. Karsnitz

Partner

Tel: +1-212-373-3084
Fax: +1-212-492-0084
pkarsnitz@paulweiss.com

+1-212-373-3084
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0084

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A partner in the Tax Department, Patrick regularly advises investment fund and strategic clients in a broad range of domestic and international transactions. He focuses his practice primarily on the representation of private investment funds and their portfolio companies, including in taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisition transactions, fund formation, joint ventures, carve-outs, and financing and capital markets transactions. His practice includes advising clients on all aspects of investment management M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, majority and minority stake investments and spin-outs. Patrick also has extensive experience in both bankruptcy and other restructuring transactions. In 2017, The Legal 500 recognized Patrick as a “Next Generation” lawyer for his work on complex tax transactions.

EXPERIENCE

Patrick's representative clients include General Atlantic, Glenview Capital, Oaktree Capital Management, PointState Capital, and TowerBrook Capital Partners.

Patrick obtained his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.

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