GTP Lunch Series: Jim Peaslee, LLM’ 79 (Cleary Gottlieb) — April 2, 2012

Jim Peaslee

On Monday, April 2, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM in the Faculty Club, Jim Peaslee (LL.M. ’79) will be the fourth guest speaker of the Spring 2012 Graduate Tax Program Lunch Series.

Jim Peaslee is a Partner at Cleary Gottlieb. His practice focuses on tax matters. He is the co-author of Federal Income Taxation of Securitization Transactions (4th Edition, www.securitizationtax.com), as well as a number of articles on tax subjects. Best Lawyers selected Mr. Peaslee as its “2011 New York Tax Lawyer of the Year” and has consistently recognized him in The Best Lawyers in America. He is also distinguished as one of the best tax lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, The Legal 500 and Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Best of the Best Guide. Mr. Peaslee is similarly included in the PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook and the PLC Handbook: Tax on Corporate Transactions as a “highly recommended” tax lawyer. Mr. Peaslee was also recognized in International Tax Review’s “World Tax” rankings for his outstanding work in capital markets.

If you are a current NYU student and are interested in participating, please e-mail Kevin Agnese.

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