Kirt Switzer > Latham & Watkins LLP > San Francisco, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
505 MONTGOMERY STREET
SUITE 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-6538
CALIFORNIA
United States
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Position

Kirt Switzer is the Office Managing Partner of Latham’s San Francisco office and the Local Department Chair for the firm’s San Francisco and Silicon Valley tax practices.  

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/kirt-switzer

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

(Hall of Fame)

Kirt SwitzerLatham & Watkins LLP

Widely regarded for its formidable transactional tax focus, Latham & Watkins LLP underscores its reputation with steady stream of big-ticket instructions for some of the largest corporates and financial institutions on the planet. The team routinely works on multi-billion dollar transactions, IPOs, and restructuring proceedings for high-profile clients from the worlds of tech, consumer goods, aviation, and life sciences. Chicago-based transactional tax chair Joseph M. Kronsnoble handles the full spectrum of tax matters, and is particularly renowned for his expertise in bankruptcy reorganizations and debt restructurings. New York-based global tax chair Jiyeon Lee-Lim is most active in matters pertaining to financial products, capital markets transactions, securitization transactions, and cross-border tax planning, with recent highlights including the NASDAQ listing of cryptocurrency platform Coinbase Global Inc. Also in New York, Lisa Watts regularly works with  private equity firms, publicly-traded companies, and REITs on a host of corporate and partnership taxation issues. On the west coast, San Francisco-based Grace Lee is a key contact for US federal income tax matters, while the Los Angeles-based Samuel Weiner is regularly sought out for his deep expertise in loss preservation and cancellation of debt. San Francisco-based Kirt Switzer is recommended for his expertise in bankruptcy and insolvency restructurings, while Pardis Zomordi – who splits her time between LA and Century City – regularly advises REITs on a broad spectrum of transactional matters. The DC-based Andrea Ramezan-Jackson is also recommended.