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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
2001 M STREET, NW, SUITE 600
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
United States
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Position

Head of Weil’s international and cross-border Tax practice

Career

Devon Bodoh is the head of the Firm’s international and cross-border Tax practice and a member of the Tax Department’s leadership team. He advises clients on cross-border mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, other divisive strategies, restructurings, bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy workouts, the use of net operating losses, foreign tax credits, and other tax attributes, and consolidated return matters. Prior to joining Weil, Devon was the leader of KPMG’s Global Complex Transactions group. He was also the Principal-in-Charge of the Washington National Tax International M&A Group and the Latin America Markets Tax practice, and a member of KPMG’s global leadership group for International Tax and Deal Advisory (M&A) Tax.

Education

University of Michigan (B.B.A., 1995); University of Detroit (J.D., 1998); New York University (LL.M., 2000).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > International tax

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP advises sovereign wealth funds and pension funds on tax matters concerning cross-border M&A, restructuring, and bankruptcy. The team also covers international tax planning and obtains favorable rulings from the IRS and European and Asian tax authorities. Based in Washington DC, practice head Devon Bodoh is noted for his work on tax-related issues concerning cross-border M&A spin-offs, SPAC IPOs and de-SPAC transactions. In New York Kimberly Blanchard advises on international restructurings, joint ventures and M&A, while Greg Featherman is a specialist in foreign tax credits, cross-border M&A, and spin-offs. The team has seen a recent influx of partners, including fund formation expert Andrew Morris from Linklaters LLP in November 2021, private equity specialists Jason Vollbracht from Deloitte Global Services Ltd in September 2021 and Hillel Jacobson from Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in April 2021, and REIT expert David Levy from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in March 2021. Additionally, Stanley Ramsay and Mark Schwed departed in May and April 2021.