Ms Amanda Nussbaum > Proskauer Rose LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile
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Ms Amanda Nussbaum
Amanda H. Nussbaum is the chair of Proskauer’s Tax Department as well as a member of the Private Funds Group. Her practice concentrates on planning for and the structuring of domestic and international private investment funds, including venture capital, buyout, real estate and hedge funds, as well as advising those funds on investment activities and operational issues. She also represents many types of investors, including tax-exempt and non-U.S. investors, with their investments in private investment funds. Business partners through our clients’ biggest challenges, Amanda is a part of Proskauer’s cross-disciplinary, cross-jurisdictional Coronavirus Response Team helping to shape the guidance and next steps for clients impacted by the pandemic.
Amanda has significant experience structuring taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and stock and debt offerings. She also counsels both sports teams and sports leagues with a broad range of tax issues.
In addition, Amanda advises not-for-profit clients on matters such as applying for and maintaining exemption from federal income tax, minimizing unrelated business taxable income, structuring joint ventures and partnerships with taxable entities and using exempt and for-profit subsidiaries.
Amanda has co-authored with Howard Lefkowitz and Steven Devaney the New York Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual, which is published by Data Trace Publishing Co.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading lawyers)
Proskauer Rose LLP is experienced in all areas of corporate and financial taxation, including demanding national stand-alone matters as well as major transactions. Blue-chip entities turn to the firm for its reputation in fund formation tax structuring, where it is sought out on complex, high-value ventures. Beyond formation across the fund lifecycle, the team is also well-placed to handle debt finance transactions related to leveraged buyouts, distressed debt acquisitions and recapitalizations, including hedge funds, credit and opportunity funds, and alternative finance lenders. Practice head Amanda Nussbaum’s expertise spans M&A, real estate and capital markets, often working in close conjunction with the firm’s sports law group. David Miller’s practice focuses on financial instruments and derivatives, with deep experience across the banking, pharmaceutical, life sciences, real estate, technology, and energy sectors. Martin Hamilton handles corporate, partnership, and international tax matters, while Boston-based partners Scott Jones and Arnold May oversee tax planning mandates for private equity fund managers. Other recommended individuals include Jeremy Naylor and Jamiel Poindexter, both of whom are also based in Boston. All named individuals are located in New York unless stated otherwise.
Proskauer Rose LLP works on the full range of tax issues including advising on cross-border structuring issues, transfer pricing considerations, asset and business migrations, anti-deferral regimes and tax treaty benefits. The New York-based team is particularly well-versed in transactional taxation counsel, providing advice on capital raising and financing transactions in addition to restructuring matters. Amanda Nussbaum heads the practice and is experienced in the structuring of international private investment funds. David Miller covers the taxation of financial instruments and derivatives while Martin Hamilton handles US corporate, partnership and international tax matters. Mary Kuusisto advises clients with respect to their internal governance and economic structures.
Key names among Proskauer Rose LLP ‘s diverse client base include the Women’s Tennis Association and The Museum of Modern Art, and more generally the group represents a wide variety of public charities and private foundations, as well as not-for-profit organizations in a range of sectors. Amanda Nussbaum in New York is at the helm of the group alongside Seth Safra in Washington DC and is known for advising not-for-profit clients on matters such as gaining exemption from federal income tax, keeping down unrelated business taxable income, and structuring joint ventures and partnerships with taxable entities. Safra, as a member of the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation group, is adept at advising nonprofit employers on executive employment issues, signifying a wider strength of the group. Another key lawyer is New York-based David Miller, a member of the firm’s tax department, who advises numerous not-for-profit clients day-to-day on tax related issues.
- Leading lawyers United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious
- International tax United States > Tax
- Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations) United States > Tax
- US taxes: non-contentious United States > Tax
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design
- M&A/corporate and commercial > Venture capital and emerging companies
- Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions)
- Labor and employment > Labor-management relations
- Intellectual property > Copyright
- M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
- Industry focus > Sport
- Labor and employment > Workplace and employment counseling
- Media, technology and telecoms > Advertising and marketing: litigation
- Insurance > Advice to policyholders
- Investment fund formation and management > Alternative/hedge funds
- Intellectual property > Copyright
- Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional
- Labor and employment > ERISA litigation
- Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes
- Tax > International tax
- Tax > Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)
- Investment fund formation and management > Private equity funds (including venture capital)
- Real estate > Real estate
- Real estate > Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
- Tax > US taxes: non-contentious
- Media, technology and telecoms > Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
- Labor and employment > Immigration
- Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: litigation
- Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
- Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense
- Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
- Environment > Environment: transactional
- Healthcare > Life sciences
- Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: transactional
- Investment fund formation and management > Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds
- M&A/corporate and commercial > Private equity buyouts: large deals ($500m+)
- Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
- Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense
- Healthcare > Service providers
- Media, technology and telecoms > Technology transactions
- Intellectual property > Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
- Intellectual property > Trademarks: litigation
- M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
- Dispute resolution > Leading trial lawyers
- Dispute resolution > Appellate: courts of appeals / Appellate: supreme courts (states and federal)
- Finance > Commercial lending