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NEW YORK, July 20, 2020: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Daniel R.B. Nicholas has joined the Firm as a partner. He is part of Weil’s global Tax practice and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office.
“We are delighted to welcome Daniel to the Firm,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “His broad experience in the taxation of financial products will be an asset to Weil’s exceptional Tax practice and the capabilities we offer our clients.”
“Daniel has a strong and well-rounded practice, including an expansive knowledge of financial products taxation,” commented Joseph Pari, Co-Chair of Weil’s global Tax Department. “His experience is a terrific addition to Weil’s elite global Tax practice, and I am very pleased to welcome him to the Firm.”
Mr. Nicholas joins Weil from Eversheds Sutherland, where he was a Tax partner. In his practice he covers worldwide finance, capital markets and derivatives transactions. His areas of focus include debt instruments (such as debt modifications and restructurings, interest deductibility, tax fungibility and withholding), asset based financing transactions (such as securitizations and receivable based borrowing), and derivatives (such as convertible debt and prepaid forward contracts). His practice also emphasizes international tax planning and transactions and the taxation of financial products.
“I am very excited to be joining Weil’s distinguished Tax practice. I look forward to working alongside the Firm’s talented lawyers and advising its sophisticated global clients on their market-leading transactions,” said Mr. Nicholas.
About Weil’s Tax Practice
Weil’s Tax practice, mirroring the Firm’s profile, is global in scope. Our lawyers are broadly recognized as among the best in the field. Our more than 70 lawyers located throughout our U.S. and European offices regularly work with multinational clients and private equity sponsors to navigate the often complex tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions that cross national borders. Our Tax lawyers in the United States advise both U.S. companies investing abroad and non-U.S. investors in the United States. Similarly, our Tax lawyers in London, Paris, Munich, and Frankfurt advise local clients on the national tax impacts of their international transactions. We pride ourselves on working together as one integrated team.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.