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Lauren Angelilli

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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

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Lauren Angelilli is a partner in Cravath’s Tax Department. Her practice focuses on advising clients on the tax and structuring aspects of mergers and acquisitions, spin‑offs, restructurings and joint ventures, both domestically and cross‑border. Ms. Angelilli also works with clients on securities offerings and other financing transactions and regularly represents clients in front of the IRS on private ruling matters.


Ms. Angelilli joined Cravath in 2000 and became a partner in 2008.

Ms. Angelilli has been repeatedly cited as a leading tax practitioner in the country by, among others, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business from 2010 through 2018; The Legal 500 from 2009 through 2011 and from 2013 through 2017; The Best Lawyers in America from 2013 through 2018; Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax in 2014 through 2017; and Super Lawyers from 2011 through 2017. In 2018, Ms. Angelilli was included in the list of “Leading Women Lawyers in New York City” in Crain’s New York Business. In 2016, she received Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Award for “Best in Tax.” In 2015, Ms. Angelilli was named a “Rising Star” by Law360, recognizing her as one of six outstanding tax lawyers in the nation under the age of 40.


Ms. Angelilli received a B.S. magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2000.

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New York-based Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP advises clients on the full gamut of tax issues associated with international business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures and private equity deals. Lauren Angelilli and Stephen Gordon assisted multinational chemical company Ashland with the tax-free separation of its Valvoline business into an independent publicly traded company, while Andrew Needham advised British American Tobacco on its $97bn merger with Reynolds American. Of counsel Michael Schler is also recommended. Christopher Fargo and recently made partner Kara Mungovan are stars of the future.

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Lauren Angelilli - Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP’s six-partner tax department in New York provides crucial support in relation to M&A transactions, spin-offs, company formations, security and debt offerings, as well as financial transactions. Recently Lauren Angelilli and Stephen Gordon advised Disney on its acquisition of 21st Century Fox. Another highlight for Angelilli and for Christopher Fargo was advising on Cable One’s acquisition of NewWave Communications. Andrew Needham and Leonard Teti were active for key client IBM in several matters, including the acquisition of Verizon Communications’ cloud and managed hosting service. Teti also advised Johnson & Johnson on its $4.32bn acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics. Kara Mungovan made partner in January 2017.

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