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Amanda Nussbaum

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Amanda Nussbaum is a partner in the Tax Department and also is a member of the Private Investment Funds Group. Her practice concentrates on planning for and the structuring of domestic and international private investment funds, including venture capital, buyout, real estate and hedge funds, as well as advising those funds on investment activities and operational issues. She also represents many types of investors, including tax-exempt and non-U.S. investors, with their investments in private investment funds. She also counsels both sports teams and sports leagues with a broad range of tax issues.

United States: Finance

Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

Within: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

The ‘cost conscious’ team at Proskauer Rose LLP acts for a variety of not-for-profit clients in the sports, healthcare and arts and entertainment sectors. Partners from the firm’s sports, media and entertainment department have been retained by the National Hockey League (NHL) in a complex dispute with the former owner of the Arizona Coyotes, Jerry Moyes, and the ‘extremely knowledgeable’ tax lawyer Amanda Nussbaum has been assisting the NHL in connection with the league’s expansion to Las Vegas. Nussbaum and corporate partner Jon Oram have also been serving as legal counsel and strategic adviser to the Los Angeles 2024 Exploratory Committee. In the healthcare space, Richard Zall has been assisting clients in matters including joint ventures, collaboration agreements and investment management. The firm’s dedicated ERISA litigation team represents nearly half the religious healthcare entities being sued in a wave of litigation by ‘church plan’ participants. The labor and employment team acts for a number of not-for-profit clients, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Jewish Committee. David Miller joined the tax team from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in 2016. All partners named are based in New York. In May 2017, Roger Cohen joined Goodwin.

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United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Proskauer Rose LLP’s experienced tax group advises on all areas of corporate and financial tax and specializes in matters related to REITs and fund formation. Recent work includes acting for Pacific Exploration & Production on its acquisition of The Catalyst Group (its former creditor) as part of a cross-border restructuring that included a capital infusion of $240m, a new financing line of $240m and a $115m letter of credit facility. In another notable mandate, the firm advised American Realty Capital, Retail Centers of America and American Finance Trust on their $1.4bn merger. Other clients include Icahn Enterprises, National Hockey League and Lexington Partners. David Miller, Amanda Nussbaum, Ira Bogner, Jamiel Poindexter and Ali Fawaz are all key members of the practice, as is Anne Kim, who receives praise for her ‘patience, knowledge, insightfulness and responsiveness’.

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