Mr Shlomo Twerski > Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
Shlomo Twerski photo

Work Department

Tax, Blockchain Technology & Digital Assets, Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Real Estate Capital Markets & REITs, Regulated Funds


Shlomo C. Twerski, co-head of the firm’s Tax Group, focuses his practice on the tax aspects of onshore and offshore investment funds, registered investment companies and business development companies, private equity partnerships, real estate and corporate transactions, restructurings and workouts, securitizations, and existing and emerging financial instruments. Shlomo’s most recent representations have addressed hedge fund and management company structures, tax considerations for private investment funds and FATCA.

Shlomo has been recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Legal 500 US, New York Super Lawyers and the Tax Directors Handbook. He is a member of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association and regularly speaks at industry conferences and events. In addition, he has published on a range of topics, including FATCA provisions, FIRPTA and REIT rules, and compliance requirements for hedge funds. Most recently, he co-authored Hedge Funds: Formation, Operation and Regulation (ALM Law Journal Press). 


New York State Bar Association, Taxation Section.


Hofstra University School of Law, JD (Articles Editor, Hofstra Law Review).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is jointly led by the ‘one of a kind‘ transactional tax specialist Alan Waldenberg and Shlomo Twerski, who focuses on the tax aspects of onshore and offshore investment funds and private equity partnerships. Other key figures in the practice group include Philippe Benedict and Dan Kusnetz, both of whom have broad transactional tax practices covering tax issues relating to investment funds, M&A and real estate transactions. All named attorneys are based in New York.