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NEW YORK, March 1, 2021: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that David F. Levy has joined the Firm as a partner in the Firm’s global Tax practice. Dave is based in Weil’s New York office.
“Dave brings more than two decades of impressive tax experience in real estate and other transactional areas,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “We are delighted to welcome him as a partner who shares our dedication to excellent client service.”
“Dave’s intricate knowledge of tax law, combined with a deep understanding of the real estate, finance, infrastructure and investment management industries, in particular, will be an asset to our clients,” commented Joseph Pari, Co-Chair of Weil’s global Tax Department. “His broad range of experience and deep market expertise position him well to advise clients on the full range of complex tax issues.”
Dave joins Weil from another global law firm, where he was a tax partner. He provides counsel on a range of partnership transactions and tax matters, mergers and acquisitions, formations of real estate investment trusts (REITs), UPREIT and DownREIT acquisitions, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, matters arising under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act, various types of public and private debt and equity financing transactions, initial public offerings and restructurings.
“I look forward to making Weil my professional home,” Dave said, “and to collaborating with lawyers across the Firm in successfully advising clients on their most significant tax issues.”
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 the past 90 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, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.