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Caroline Lapidus

Senior Counsel

New York

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Caroline Lapidus

Senior Counsel

New York

Caroline has extensive experience in domestic and international tax planning, corporate M&A, taxation of capital markets transactions (including securitizations, financial instruments and derivatives), cross-border financing transactions, project finance, asset management and real estate transactions.

A significant part of her practice involves advising sponsors on the formation and operation of investment funds and carried interest structuring, and on fund transactions. She represents investors, including numerous sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and other institutional investors, on their investments into funds, co-investments, separately managed accounts and joint ventures. She also regularly advises on issues relating to tax-exempt organizations.

Caroline is active on matters affecting diversity, equity and inclusion with hands-on experience advising on our many U.S. initiatives. She regularly advises pro bono clients and is a member of the A&O US Recruiting Committee and US Benefits Committee.

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Publications: 25 October 2022

Great Fund Insights podcast: US tax matters

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News: 08 June 2021

First firm to launch forum to support aspiring women in institutional investor market

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Publications: 27 May 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Implications of current travel restrictions for the tax residency status of companies

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Publications: 06 March 2020

Playing a part in promoting a gender equal world

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Expertise

Practices

Tax

Office

New York

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2009

Academic

J.D., cum laude, Fordham University Law School, 2009

B.A., cum laude, Princeton University, 1998