Represented a global manufacturer in a case involving a highly controversial “listed transaction” being challenged by the IRS.  The listed transaction at issue, which initially was undertaken by many corporate taxpayers, involved the client claiming deductions for contributions to its 401k plans prior to the year that employees performed the services giving rise to the contributions. While the weight of authority supported this deduction in the taxpayer's circumstances, the IRS challenged the deduction, labeling it abusive. The team filed a Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, asking the Tax Court to dismiss the IRS's proposed deficiencies relating to the 401k deductions. The IRS agreed to concede the case, dropping its proposed assessments of tax and penalties exceeding $25 million.

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Real estate and construction consultation to Kane Realty on a continuing care retirement community project
Represented Kane Realty as a joint venture partner involved in the development and construction of a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), more
Strategic acquisition for Equifax, Inc.
Represented Equifax, Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, in its $1.4 billion acquisition of publicly held TALX more
Insurance recovery for flood and fire losses
Represented major television networks regarding certain television production-related issues including coverage for lost production due to floods more
International reduction in force by a multinational beverage company
Represented a multinational beverage company in developing strategy and coordinating the work of foreign counsel for a global reduction in force more