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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10036
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Tax


Stuart Leblang is co-head of the firm’s tax practice. His practice includes planning and negotiating domestic and international business transactions, corporate and financial tax counseling and representing clients on tax legislative and policy issues before the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Department of Treasury and other federal agencies. He also focuses on various investment fund matters.

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Associate International Tax Counsel, U.S. Department of Treasury


BA, Cornell University, 1987; JD, Columbia Law School, James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1990

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Fielding teams across several major regional hubs, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is widely praised by clients for its capabilities in big-ticket corporate deals and restructurings, working with a diverse array of entities from the worlds of asset management, energy, entertainment, and consumer goods. In New York, practice co-heads Stuart E Leblang  and Patrick B Fenn are recommended for their respective expertise in regulatory frameworks and acquisition structuring, while Olivier De Moor is noted for his investment fund capabilities.  In Texas, Houston-based Alison Chen  anchors the firm’s MLP tax offering, working with various energy sector players on transactions and restructurings. Shariff Barakat, a domestic infrastructure and renewable energy tax specialist, joined the Washington DC office from Nixon Peabody LLP in September 2021, and Julia Pashin the Dallas office from Shearman & Sterling LLP in early 2022. Ron Nardini and Stuart Sinclaire have left the practice.