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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States
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Hillel Jacobson focuses on federal income tax matters and advises U.S. and non-U.S. clients on partnership tax matters, mergers and acquisitions, international tax matters, bankruptcy reorganizations, matters relating to private equity funds and private foundation tax matters.


Beth Medrash Govoha (B.A., 1991); Columbia University (J.D., 1999).

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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.