Ms Valentina Famparska > Katten > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

CHICAGO, IL 60661-3693
United States

Work Department

Transactional Tax Planning


Valentina Famparska concentrates her practice on the federal income tax aspects of complex business transactions and entities, including mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private equity investments, formation of private equity and real estate funds, formation of joint ventures and partnerships, and management compensation.

Valentina also works with the firm’s health care practice, sports and sports facilities practices, financial services practice and the trusts & estates practice on various tax matters. In addition, she provides tax planning advice to family-owned and other closely held businesses.

Valentina’s representative transactions include private equity and M&A transactions for clients including Sterling Capital, Frontenac Company, PSP Partners and Prairie Capital.




JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1987; JD, Sofia University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Katten maintains an active presence in the middle-market M&A and DCM arenas, advising a diverse array of clients on the tax aspects of various deals, restructurings, and insolvency proceedings. Practice head Saul Rudo is praised by clients for his extensive experience in venture capital and start-up transactions, executive compensation, and fund formations. Valentina Famparska ’s recent transactional tax work include leveraged buyouts and private equity investments. All named lawyers are based in Chicago.