Arent Fox has experience in the most complex areas of federal, state, and local tax law. Whether we are representing multinational public organizations, family-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, private equity, or venture capital funds, our tax professionals bring practical business judgment and technical tax experience to the firm’s transactional team. The Arent Fox Tax practice enables our clients to make informed decisions regarding the material tax risks and opportunities presented by their business. Our tax group offers strategies to minimize a particular tax risk and creates alternative transaction structures to accomplish our clients’ business objectives.
Each of our tax professionals works closely with practitioners in various corporate and related practice areas (including securities, technology transactions, licensing and finance) to ensure the client an optimal tax result. Our lawyers are experienced in a wide range of corporate tax issues, including joint venture and corporate structuring, section 382 loss limitations, treatment of tax sensitive securities, spin-offs and split-offs, mergers and acquisitions (both taxable and tax-free reorganizations) representing the target company or the purchaser, public offerings and syndications, inbound and outbound structuring, acquisition and disposition planning, like-kind exchanges, historic preservation and investment tax credit opportunities, real estate investment trusts (REITs), tax-exempt financing, tax accounting considerations, and workouts in a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.