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Latham & Watkins LLP

Samuel Weiner

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Sam Weiner is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins, the former Chair of the firm’s Transactional Tax Practice and Co-chair of the firm’s Asian Tax Practice. Mr. Weiner's practice focuses on federal and state taxation of corporations and partnerships in a variety of US and international contexts.


Tax Partner


United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

Latham & Watkins LLP’s areas of strength include advising multinational corporations on complex tax matters associated with cross-border M&A and other deals as well as assisting such clients with international tax controversies. Washington DC-based practice head Nicholas DeNovio assisted the UK public company Ensco with its acquisition of Atwood Oceanics, a Houston-based offshore drilling contractor. Another highlight was advising the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its first-ever international sukuk issuance, worth $9bn, making it the largest in history. Jiyeon Lee-Lim and Jocelyn Noll in New York and Los Angeles-based Samuel Weiner are other names to note.

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US taxes: non-contentious

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Samuel Weiner - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Latham & Watkins LLP’s tax practice, which has partners spread across its multiple US offices, typically advises on transactions within the technology, retail, pharmaceutical and banking sectors, among others, as well as on restructuring, finance, private equity and real estate matters. In Los Angeles, Pardis Zomorodi and Laurence Stein supported Entercom Communications in its $4bn Reverse Morris Trust merger with CBS Radio. Another highlight from this office was Samuel Weiner’s work for Golden Entertainment during its acquisition of American Casino & Entertainment Properties. Michael Brody, who structured the $7.6bn purchase of DuPont Fabros Technology for client Digital Realty Trust, is also recommended. In San Francisco, global head of tax Kirt Switzer advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on acquiring a 48% stake in GlobalLogic from Apax Funds. Andrea Ramezan-Jackson In Washington DC, Joseph Kronsnoble in Chicago, David Raab in New York and Timothy Fenn in Houston are other key advisers.

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