Our Tax Practice Group provides a solutions oriented approach to tax planning issues involving corporate, partnership, bankruptcy, real estate and venture capital transactions. Our transactional corporate tax practice focuses on start-up issues, such as choice of entity and executive compensation planning, financing issues related to debt and equity offerings, and issues related to mergers and acquisitions. Our mergers and acquisition tax practice includes sales and purchases of businesses, both taxable and tax-free, LBO's, spinoffs, reorganizations and recapitalizations. Our Tax Practice Group has extensive experience in partnership and limited liability company formation, structuring and operational tax issues, including the formation of venture capital funds. Our attorneys examine every acquisition, combination, divestiture or other transaction to consider and minimize the impact on our client’s tax costs. Our tax lawyers work closely with the other attorneys in our firm to structure and implement the optimum tax structure for every transaction.