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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 859 8000
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Fax +1 212 859 4000
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www.friedfrank.com
Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Eli Weiss

Tel:
Work +1 212 859 8855
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

Tax partner. Mr. Weiss focuses primarily on the representation of domestic and international clients in numerous transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, public and private financings, joint ventures and the design and implementation of workout and reorganization plans.

Career

Mr. Weiss joined the Firm in 1999 and became a partner in 2007.

Languages

Hebrew
Yiddish

Education

Mr. Weiss received his JD, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 1999, his MA from Beth Medrash Govoha in 1992, and his BA from Beth Medrash Govoha in 1990.


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

The ‘talented and creative’ tax group at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP can ‘solve any complicated tax issue with ease and is great at translating technical tax issues to a variety of audiences’. The practice is particularly known for its strong track record in public M&A, fund formation and capital markets transactions, where its counts Morgan Stanley and BlackRock as recent clients. Kenneth Rosenfeld and Washington DC-based Michelle Gold are ‘the leading experts in private equity’ according to some clients, and Eli Weiss is ‘a safe pair of hands for corporate tax law’. Joseph Fox, who was made partner in March 2018 and is ‘one of the best advisors for registered funds taxation’, handled several capital markets transactions on behalf of issuers ONEOK and T-Mobile. David Shapiro and Christopher Roman represented Bain Capital on its acquisition of Harvard Management Company’s real estate team. In Washington DC Alan Kaden advised Aleris on its acquisition by Novelis for approximately $2.6bn, and Michael Alter was involved in Jacobs Engineering Groups’ $3.3bn acquisition of CH2M Hill in a cash and stock transaction. Associate Shane Hoffmann is also recommended for structuring corporate acquisitions and spin-offs. Colin Kelly joined in July 2018 from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and advises on tax issues relating to investment funds and asset managements. Daniel Paulos left for KPMG (New York) in April 2018. All named partners are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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