New York, February 12, 2018 – Tax attorney Alan Kravitz has joined Hughes Hubbard & Reed as counsel in the firm’s New York office from Clifford Chance.
Kravitz focuses his practice on the tax aspects of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and structured finance.
Ted Mayer, Chair of Hughes Hubbard, said, “Alan Kravitz is a valuable addition to our exceptional tax group. We are delighted to welcome him to the firm and look forward to working together.”
Kravitz has deep experience with aviation finance and equipment finance transactions, in which he has provided tax advice to underwriters, issuers, lenders and other involved parties. He has assisted companies and funds with tax matters relating to the acquisition and disposition of subsidiaries and portfolio companies, both domestic and multinational, with a particular focus on the media and technology, telecommunications and transport and logistics sectors. He has also advised sponsors on tax considerations relating to the formation and structure of private equity funds.
“I am very excited to join the sophisticated team at Hughes Hubbard, where I see great opportunities to contribute to the success of the firm and its clients,” said Kravitz.
From 2009 to 2010, Kravitz worked as a law clerk to Judge Mary Ann Cohen of the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C.
Kravitz received his undergraduate degree from Columbia College, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.