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DLA Piper LLP (US)
1251 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
NEW YORK, NY 10020-1104
United States
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Work Department

Tax; Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes; Transactional Tax Planning; Insurance

Position

Partner

Career

Drew Young handles a wide range of federal, international, and state and local tax matters for corporations, partnerships and individuals.

Drew’s practice focuses on structuring acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations of multinational companies. He also focuses on tax issues associated with structuring investment funds and their portfolio investments, structuring and financing renewable energy projects, including tax equity financings and tax issues associated with cross-border income allocation at the international and state levels.

Education

LL.M., New York University; J.D., New England School of Law; B.S., Appalachian State University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

DLA Piper LLP (US)’s ‘extremely knowledgeable’ tax group is able to draw upon its ‘strong relationships around the world’ to assist multinational corporations with transactional and operational needs, such as public mid-market M&A, post-merger integration, transfer pricing analysis and APAs as well as global tax structuring. New York partners Philip Rogers, Frank Mugabi and Maruti Narayan assisted with the post-acquisition integration following Moody’s Corporation’s multi-jurisdictional $3.5bn acquisition of Bureau van Dijk. In another highlight, New York-based Drew Young and Jonathan Klein advised Hong Kong-based Far East Consortium International on the closing and post-closing structuring analysis following its take-private acquisition of Trans World Corporation. Transactional practice co-chair Stacy Paz in Silicon Valley and Chicago-based Andrew Weil advised Rolls Royce Power Systems on the $850m sale of L’Orange to Woodward Inc. Co-chair Gerald Rokoff in New York has ‘vast experience in implementing tax-efficient structures’. Afshin Beyzaee joined the Century City office following the merger with boutique Los Angeles practice, Liner. SeoJung Park in Silicon Valley was promoted to partner in April 2018.