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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
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Jared Rusman’s practice spans all aspects of corporate and partnership tax matters, with a particular emphasis on the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, divestitures, spin-offs and split-offs for public and private companies.


Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 2017 to present; Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, 2007-2017; Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, 2002-2007.


Georgetown University, B.S., Business Administration, summa cum laude, 1991; New York University School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1994; Note and Comment Editor of the New York University Law Review.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > International tax

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is noted for its expertise regarding tax aspects of international M&A, investment fund formation, and restructurings. Practice co-chair Dean Shulman operates out of New York and covers M&A transactions, divestitures, tax-free spin-offs, and real estate investment trusts. Also in New York, Sara Zablotney and David Grenker are key contacts for international tax matters related to transactions and offshore private equity funds, respectively. In Chicago, practice co-chair Todd Maynes focuses on debt restructuring and tax litigation, while Rachel Cantor specializes in tax matters related to cross-border M&A. They work alongside Mike Carew, Lee Morlock, both also in Chicago, and Jared Rusman in New York, well-regarded experts in cross-border tax aspects of M&A transactions. 2021 saw an influx of new partners, including tax structuring specialist Stanley Ramsay from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in May, and transactional tax lawyers Michael Masri and Sophia Han from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in March and May.