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Deborah Paul

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Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

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Tax.

Position

Deborah L. Paul focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spinoffs and financial instruments. Ms. Paul has been the principal tax lawyer on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions, including strategic acquisitions and private equity buyouts, in a wide array of industries, including telecommunications, oil and gas, food, defense and energy. She was elected Partner in 2000.

Career

Prior to joining the Firm in 1997, Ms. Paul was an Assistant Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (1995-1997) and an Acting Assistant Professor at New York University School of Law (1994-1995). She clerked for Chancellor William T. Allen of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware (1989-1990).

Member

Ms. Paul is an active member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Education

Ms. Paul received an A.B. from Harvard University in 1986, a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1989 and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1994.


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: Leading lawyers

Deborah Paul - Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz’s New York tax practice supports the firm's busy corporate team in a variety of transactions and organizational matters, including reorganizations, spin-offs and restructurings. Joshua Holmes is advising Celgene on its sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb for approximately $74bn. Deborah Paul and Jodi Schwartz are active in a range of transactions, including strategic acquisitions and private equity buyouts, particularly in the telecoms, oil and gas and energy sectors. T Eiko Stange has substantial experience leading on major transactions in the pharmaceuticals, financial services, media and entertainment and real estate sectors.

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