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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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Houston, Tx 77002
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Stanley Ramsay is a tax partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Stanley’s practice is focused on representing private equity sponsors, institutional asset managers and investors on the formation and operation of private equity funds and investment vehicles, partnerships, joint ventures and limited liability companies.

Stanley has significant experience in the structuring and documentation of private equity and merger and acquisition transactions, and has advised clients on the formation and structuring of a wide range of private equity funds.


Stanley is a frequent speaker at bar association and industry panels on tax topics relating to partnerships and private equity funds. He is the chair of the Private Equity Subcommittee of the Partnerships Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association. He is recognized as a “Bankruptcy Tax Specialist” by Turnarounds & Workouts magazine and has been recommended for U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious by The Legal 500 United States.


  • New York University School of LawLL.M.2000
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawJ.D.1995
  • The Ohio State UniversityB.S.1992

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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.