Jim Chudy, leader of the law firm’s Tax practice and is located in the New York office. He focuses his practice on the tax-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, spin-offs, joint ventures and securities offerings for domestic and international clients across a broad spectrum of industries. He also has significant experience in private equity and cross-border investments, bankruptcy reorganizations and workouts, digital currencies, online payment systems and the blockchain, lending and other corporate finance transactions and general tax issues confronted by businesses and individuals.
Mr. Chudy has lectured and written on the federal income tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions for professional groups including the American Bar Association and the Practising Law Institute and has authored articles on that topic for publications including the Journal of Corporate Taxation, Practising Law Institute and the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation. He is coauthor of a treatise, "Stock Purchases Treated as Asset Acquisitions - Section 338," in the BNA Tax Management Portfolio series.
- Legal 500 US, Domestic Tax (2012), Tax Controversy (2013-2015), Tax Non-Contentious (2016)
- Middle-Market M&A Award, Consumer and Retail Products—Finalist, M&A Advisor (2008)
- Deal of the Year, Total Terminals Deal—Recognized, Asian-Counsel (2007)
American Bar Association, Tax Section; New York State Bar Association, Tax Section; BNA Tax Management Advisory Board, U.S. Income Series
Executive Editor, Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review
with honors, Phi Beta Kappa