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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

919 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022, USA
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Work +1 212 909 6000
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Fax +1 212 909 6836
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www.debevoise.com

David Schnabel

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Work +1 212 909 6336
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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Tax

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Partner

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United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP retains a strong client base in the transportation, private equity, life sciences and media industries and is regularly instructed to advise on high-value M&A, joint ventures, spin-offs and Reverse Morris Trust deals (RMT) and capital markets transactions. Neil Barr chairs the New York tax practice and is the key figure for corporate M&A and spin-offs; his recent highlights include advising NBCUniversal on the sale of its interest in A&E Networks and as outside counsel to Lockheed Martin in structuring its RMT combination of its business with Leidos. Transactional lawyer David Schnabel also advises on financing, PIPEs, partnerships and fund formations, where he recently acted for McKesson Corporation in the creation of a new healthcare information technology company. Other major highlights include William Curran acting for GE in the spin-off of GE Transportation and its pending RMT transaction with Wabtec. Michael Mollerus’ practice focuses on real estate and private equity funds, IPOs and structured finance; he recently handled a number of acquisitions, leasing transactions and debt and equity financings on behalf Uniti Group REIT. Avishai Shachar is another key figure to note.

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