On Monday, February 27, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM in the Snow Dining Room, Laurie Abramowitz (LL.M. ’93) was the first guest speaker of the Spring 2012 Graduate Tax Program Lunch Series.
Laurie Abramowitz is a partner in Kaye Scholer LLP’s Tax Department. She handles all aspects of tax work for corporations, partnerships, high-net-worth individuals and tax-exempt organizations. Her practice is broad-based and involves tax planning for a wide variety of transactions and structuring, negotiating and documenting complex corporate transactions and private equity structures, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, reorganizations, financing transactions, private and public debt and equity offerings and restructurings, many of which have international implications. Ms. Abramowitz regularly represents private equity funds in structuring acquisitions, dispositions and management equity participations. She is experienced in structuring joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies and drafting partnership agreements and tax allocations therein. In addition, Ms. Abramowitz has substantial experience in forming and advising tax-exempt organizations on tax issues including private inurement, self-dealing, unrelated business taxable income, fractions rule compliance and excess benefit transactions.