The Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago & Dallas office of McGuireWoods seeks an Associate for the Tax & Employee Benefits Department.
The McGuireWoods business tax group in the Tax & Employee Benefits Department is looking for an attorney with significant experience working on credit agreements (including the model form by the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA)) and matters relating to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
A diversely skilled group, we provide a range of legal and financial assistance for our business and high-net-worth clients: business tax, employee benefits and executive compensation, and private wealth services. Key partners on our team draw from experience they gained as stakeholders and government officials who helped to shape the very laws, policies and enforcement measures we navigate daily on behalf of our clients.
We represent individuals, corporations, nonprofit organizations and other business entities in tax audits at federal, state and local government levels. We also regularly represent clients before federal, state and local tax authorities; before state trial and appellate courts; and in U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, federal district courts and federal courts of appeals. Our private wealth services team focuses on the unique needs of high-net-worth clients around the globe, including estate planning, gift and estate tax law, and family business succession issues.
Candidates must have at least 7 years of such experience in a law firm and be able to work in a high paced environment with multiple ongoing transactions. The attorney will work primarily with McGuireWoods’ transactional tax lawyers and debt finance lawyers to assist clients with issues relating to the tax aspects of lending and borrowing transactions. The attorney will also work on tax aspects of other business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Excellent academic credentials are required and an LL.M. in taxation is preferred though not required. Please submit cover letter, resume and transcript.
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