NEW YORK (February 17, 2015) – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that tax attorney Gary L. Schoenbrun has joined the firm as a partner in the New York office.
Mr. Schoenbrun concentrates his practice in the areas of taxation and executive compensation. He regularly advises clients as tax counsel in connection with both taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions and financings involving public and private companies. He has particular skill in structuring partnerships and limited liability company tax allocations and distribution waterfalls. Mr. Schoenbrun also represents investment funds on various tax matters including taxation and regulatory issues, as well as chief executives and other high-level corporate officers in structuring and negotiating their compensation agreements.
"Gary is an important strategic hire," said James McDermott, leader of Holland & Knight's Business Section. "Our M&A and partnership tax practices in particular will benefit from his high level of expertise."
"Holland & Knight's tax lawyers are among the leaders in the industry," said Mr. Schoenbrun. "Their wide range of backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints will help ensure that my clients receive the most up-to-date interpretations of tax and business opportunities available."
Mr. Schoenbrun received a J.D. degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, an LL.M degree from New York University School of Law and a B.A. degree magna cum laude from the University of Rochester. He comes to Holland & Knight from Dickstein Shapiro.
With more than 70 taxation law attorneys, Holland & Knight regularly counsels clients of all sizes with respect to the full range of federal, state, local and international tax implications of their structures, transactions and capital expansion programs to assure worldwide tax compliance.
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