Jack is a partner and head of the U.S. tax group. He focuses primarily on advising on domestic and international tax planning, the taxation of financial instruments and derivatives and cross-border financing and securitizations. Jack also has significant experience in advising on mezzanine financing, cross-border and domestic real estate transactions, including REITs and fund structures, debt restructurings and global corporate transactions. In addition to private practice, Jack served for two years as attorney/adviser to the Honorable Arthur L. Nims, III, Chief Judge of the U.S. Tax Court.
Jack has been ranked as a leading tax lawyer in Chambers USA 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008: Jack is 'admired for his 'great analytical advice,'' and 'focuses on structured finance matters and is also adept at real estate joint ventures and financings. He is valued for being a great communicator and 'one of the easiest tax lawyers to talk to.''
Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, USA 1990
Admitted: United States Tax Court, 1991
LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1991
J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1989
B.S., St. John's University, 1985
"Selected Federal Income Tax Issues Affecting Cross-Border Debt Restructurings," PLI Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings.
"Expatriated Entities and their Surrogate Foreign Corporate Parents—The Anti-Inversion Rules under Section 7874," PLI Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings.