NEW YORK (March 30, 2020) – Tax attorney Alan Schwartz has joined Holland & Knight in New York as a partner in the firm’s Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group. He previously was a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery and Reed Smith.
Mr. Schwartz focuses his practice on business formations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and investment funds. He also provides advice on the tax aspects of securities offerings and debt financings, structured financial products and other complex financial transactions. He has significant international tax experience in connection with inbound and outbound investments and ventures. Mr. Schwartz’s clients include large and midsize businesses, financial institutions, investment funds, family offices, high-net-worth individuals and exempt organizations.
“Alan is an outstanding tax attorney and a great addition to our corporate transactional practice in New York,” said Amy Leder, the co-head of Holland & Knight’s Northeast Corporate, M&A and Securities Practice Group and executive partner of the New York office. “Our growing fund formation and derivatives practices also will benefit from his deep knowledge of the full range of federal, state, local and international tax implications of clients’ structures, transactions and capital expansion programs.”
Mr. Schwartz received a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law and a B.S. degree in accounting from Touro College.