John F. Prusiecki focuses his practice on tax structuring matters, including structuring and restructuring of entities, capital structures, financial matters, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity transactions. John is experienced with management and other leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; private equity funds; general structurings of entities and capital; recapitalizations and other restructurings; structurings of and into LLCs, partnerships and S corporations; various pass-thru matters; bankruptcy and insolvency; international transactions and matters, including foreign income, foreign persons, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, offshore income accumulation, inversions, repatriations, and related matters; IPOs, private placements and other raising of capital; financial products; consolidated return issues; partnership allocation and other matters; real estate transactions; real estate investment trusts; insurance companies and products; refinancings; and settlement trusts.
Prior to joining the firm, John spent 10 years as a sole practitioner, where he mainly counseled and provided tax structuring advisory services. Prior to that, he spent 28 years with a Chicago-based multinational law firm.
Awards & Recognition
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Co-Author, Comprehensive Tax Reform Proposal Puts Carried Interest Back on the Table,Taxnet Pro, Thomson Reuters, April 30, 2014
•Author, NFIB Decision is Binding Precedent, 136Tax Notes851, August 13, 2012
•Author, Modern Corporations' Medieval Prototype,The Wall Street Journal, December 27, 2006
•Author, Murphy: The 16th Amendment May Be Irrelevant, 113Tax Notes926, December 4, 2006
•Author, Coltec: More Points to Ponder, 113Tax Notes188, October 9, 2006
•Author, Economic Substance: The Debate Rages, 112Tax Notes1193, September 25, 2006
•Author, Coltec: The Dialogue Continues, 112Tax Notes707, August 21, 2006
•Author, Coltec: A Case of Misdirected Analysis of Economic Substance, 112Tax Notes524, August 7, 2006
•Author, Latest Attorney Fee Debate Rolls On, 110Tax Notes663, February 6, 2006
•Author, What Was Cummings Thinking? 110Tax Notes549, January 30, 2006
•Author, Some Early Thoughts on the Times Mirror Case, 109Tax Notes265, October 10, 2005
•Author, Anti-FLIP/DuPont Theories Don't Withstand Scrutiny, 108Tax Notes1475, September 19, 2005
•Author, Brilliant Advocacy or Very Good Luck? 107Tax Notes1751, June 27, 2005
•Author, Another Way to Look at Acquisitive D Reorgs, 107Tax Notes521, April 25, 2005
•Author, New Regulations on Partnership Allocations: What Exactly Do They Do? 103Tax Notes755, May 10, 2004
•Author, U.S. Parent Firms Get Credit on Foreign Units,The Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2004
Associated News & Events
04.30.14 Comprehensive Tax Reform Proposal Puts Carried Interest Back on the Table