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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

New York-based Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz’s team comprises 11 lawyers and handles both corporate and real estate transactions, as well as reorganizations and financial matters. Practice lead Jodi Schwartz provided advice to CenturyLink during its acquisition of Level 3 Communications for $34bn, and also represented CBS in the Reverse Morris Trust sale of CBS Radio to Entercom Communications. Deborah Paul assisted Apollo Global Management’s affiliated funds with the $5.1bn purchase of West Corporation. Eiko Stange, who acted for United Technologies during the $30.3 acquisition of Rockwell Collins, is another name to note.

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