- New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation)
- University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)
- Columbia University (B.A. in Economics, cum laude)
- New York
Michael B. Kaufman
Mr. Kaufman chairs the Tax Group and focuses his practice in the area of domestic and international tax matters.Michael has extensive experience providing clients with advice in connection with U.S. federal income taxes. He regularly assists clients with corporate and international tax matters and tax-free reorganizations and structuring international joint ventures and cross-border transactions, as well as partnership tax issues and fund formation and structuring. Mr. Kaufman has experience in real estate tax issues and overseeing global tax planning and compliance, including worldwide tax rate minimization. His clients include domestic and foreign corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies and S Corporations across an array of industries.
Michael lends his expertise to tax-related matters in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, stock purchases and sales, asset purchases and sales, and debt and equity offerings. He provides guidance on reorganizations and spin-off transactions, and advice regarding post-transaction separation of functions and tax sharing agreements. He has helped numerous clients navigate the tax ramifications related to complex, multi-million-dollar merger and acquisition transactions.