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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
United States

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Lauren Angelilli is a partner at Cravath and serves as Head of the Tax Department. Her practice focuses on advising clients on the tax and structuring aspects of mergers and acquisitions, spin‑offs, restructurings, joint ventures and SPACs, both domestically and cross‑border. Ms. Angelilli also works with clients on securities offerings and other financing transactions and regularly represents clients in front of the IRS on private ruling matters. She is known by clients and peers for her “strong tax technical skills” and her “excellent job of communicating how the technical points impact a deal or business decision.”

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United States > Tax > International tax

(Leading lawyers)

Lauren AngelilliCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP is well-regarded for its experience constructing tax-efficient structures for cross-border M&A, spin-offs, SPACs, and private equity funds. In New York, ‘outstanding‘ practice head Lauren Angelilli focuses on tax aspects of cross-border joint ventures and SPACs, M&A, restructurings, and financing transactions. She works alongside Stephen Gordon, who covers international restructurings and joint ventures, as well as general corporate finance; Christopher Fargo, who advises on tax aspects of M&A, securities offers, and reorganizations; and Len Teti, who is highly regarded for his international tax work on behalf of key players in the pharma industry. International tax experts Andrew Davis and Arvind Ravichandran were both elected to partnership in November 2021 and joined the New York tax team in January 2022, while Ronald Creamer Jr. joined from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in September 2021. Andrew Needham retired in December 2021 while Kara Mungovan departed in November 2021.

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

(Leading lawyers)

Lauren AngelilliCravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

A formidable roster of blue-chip entities turn to Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP for its capabilities in domestic and multinational tax structuring, spanning mergers, spin-offs, joint ventures, SPACs and private equity fund formations at the highest echelons of the market. The practice is led by the ‘brilliant’ Lauren Angelilli , whose recent highlights include multi-billion dollar acquisitions in the healthcare and life sciences arenas. Stephen Gordon is noted for his expertise in corporate finance and joint ventures, while Leonard Teti’s broad skillset encompasses both transactions and IRS audits. Ronald Creamer, who joined from Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in September 2021, is recognized especially for his cross-border acumen. Newly promoted partners Andrew Davis and Arvind Ravichandran are noted for their strengths in M&A tax and private equity investments, respectively. Kara Mungovan  has left the practice, while Andrew Needham and Michael Schler have retired. All named lawyers are based in New York.