Daniel J. Mulcahy

Senior Counsel
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 862 2311

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Finance
  • Tax
  • Investment Management
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 862 2311
Fax: 202 862 2400
University Syracuse University, A.B., cum laude, 1968
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia, School of Law, J.D., 1971; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1977
AdmittedNew York; District of Columbia

Daniel Mulcahy is senior counsel in Cadwalader's Tax Department. He specializes in equipment and facility financings, like kind exchanges, derivatives, partnership, and corporate domestic and international taxation. Dan regularly advises banks, leasing companies, lessees and lenders with respect to the tax aspects of single-investor and leveraged leases involving various types of equipment and real estate. He also regularly advises with respect to corporate and partnership acquisitions, restructurings, FATCA, and financial products.

Dan has been with the firm since 1976 and was named partner in 1981. From 1971 to 1976, he was an associate at Breed Abbott & Morgan, New York City.

Dan graduated with an A.B. in Political Science from Syracuse University in 1968. He earned his J.D. at the University of Virginia Law School in 1971, where he was a member of the Virginia Law Review and the Order of the Coif. Dan received his LL.M. (Taxation) from New York University in 1977.

He is admitted to practice in the State of New York (1972), the District of Columbia (1996), the United States Court of Appeals (2nd Cir. 1976; 4th Cir. 1997), the United States District Court (S.D.N.Y. 1975) and the United States Tax Court (1989). He is a member of the Tax Division of the American Bar Association.

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News Releases

Cadwalader Advises British Virgin Islands on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) Intergovernmental Agreement with United States
Jun 30, 2014

Cadwalader Again Recognized Among Legal Leaders by IFLR 1000
Nov 15, 2013

Cadwalader Has Another Breakout Year at the IFLR Americas Awards - Firm is Recognized for Two Outstanding Achievements in Deal and Team Categories
Mar 27, 2013

The Legal 500 Recognizes More than 15 Cadwalader Practices and 47 of the Firm's Lawyers Across U.S. Offices
Jun 06, 2012

The Legal 500 U.S. Recommends Cadwalader in 13 Areas of Practice and Highly Ranks More Than 50 Attorneys
Jun 01, 2011

Recent Press

Tax Shelter Shake-Up Hits Home
Oct 01, 2014


Cadwalader Again Recognized Among Legal Leaders by IFLR 1000
Nov 15, 2013

2012 Legal 500 US
Jun 06, 2012


Clients & Friends Memos

Final and Proposed Regulations Address U.S. Withholding Tax on U.S. Equity Derivatives
Dec 13, 2013

Sun Capital Partners Decision Expands the Risk to Private Equity Funds of Incurring Portfolio Company Pension Liabilities
Aug 28, 2013

The Final FATCA Regulations: Applications to Foreign Investment Vehicles
Jan 31, 2013

Announcement 2012-42 Provides Transitional FATCA Relief for Foreign Financial Institutions
Nov 02, 2012

FATCA May Open a Pandora's Box of Civil and Criminal Tax Liability for U.S. Persons Who Have Not Timely Paid Their U.S. Taxes or Filed Returns-Now Is a Critical Time to Consider Voluntary Disclosure
Oct 22, 2012

Proposed Regulations Relax the Circular 230 Rules for Tax Practitioners
Oct 04, 2012

IRS Issues New Regulations Defining Publicly Traded Property for Purposes of Determining the Issue Price of Debt Instruments That Are Significantly Modified in a Restructuring or Issued for Property
Sep 26, 2012

United States and United Kingdom Sign Intergovernmental Agreement under FATCA
Sep 20, 2012

U.S. Treasury Department Releases Model FATCA Intergovernmental Agreements
Aug 10, 2012

Senator Stabenow's Alternative Energy Tax Incentive Measure Fails to Pass Senate
Mar 19, 2012

New Proposed and Temporary Regulations Address U.S. Withholding Tax on Cross-Border Equity Derivatives
Jan 25, 2012

Proposed Treasury Regulations Regarding Swaps and Other Notional Principal Contracts
Sep 21, 2011

Investment in Alternative Energy After the End of Cash Grants
Sep 06, 2011

Final Regulations Issued with Respect to FBAR Filing Requirements
Feb 28, 2011

Tax Proposals in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2012 Revenue Budget
Feb 17, 2011

Energy Tax Provisions in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget
Feb 17, 2011

IRS Notice 2010-60: Preliminary Guidance on the “FATCA” Reporting and Withholding Rules
Sep 03, 2010

The Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act of 2010
Aug 11, 2010

The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act
Mar 22, 2010

Proposed Regulations Issued With Respect to FBAR Filing Requirements
Mar 01, 2010

The Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue Proposals
Feb 03, 2010

IRS Proposes Reporting Requirements for Uncertain Tax Positions Under FIN 48
Jan 28, 2010

Foreign Bank and Financial Account Reporting
Aug 14, 2009

FBAR Filing Requirements For Owners of Foreign Accounts, Hedge Fund Investors, Hedge Fund Managers, and Financial Institutions; June 30, 2009 Filing Deadline Extended Until September 23, 2009 For Certain Filers
Jun 29, 2009

The Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2010 Revenue Proposals
May 20, 2009

Certain Federal Income Tax Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Feb 17, 2009


U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act: New Reporting Obligations on Foreign Financial Institutions about U.S. Individuals' Accounts, Investments
Feb 01, 2013

FATCA May Open Pandora's Box of Civil, Criminal Tax Liability; Now Is a Critical Time to Consider Voluntary Disclosure
Dec 04, 2012


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Daniel J. Mulcahy

700 Sixth Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001


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