Kenneth Zuckerbrot: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Kenneth Zuckerbrot

Chair, Bankruptcy Tax Group
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212.801.6820

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • TaxInternational Tax
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Real Estate Operations
  • Financial Institutions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.6820
Fax: 212.805.9220
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Kenneth-Zuckerbrot
 
University Clark University, B.A., 1965
 
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., 1968; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1971
 
Admitted1968, New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Tax Court
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation

 
LanguagesSpanish
 
BornNew York, N.Y., June 7, 1944
 
Biography

Kenneth Zuckerbrot represents public and private corporations and inbound and outbound investment companies in tax and real estate matters and has wide-ranging experience in debt restructurings. Ken's experience in both International taxation and REIT work is combined in the tax efficient acquisition structures of foreign real estate by U.S. REITs.

Areas of Concentration

•Tax

•Bankruptcy tax planning

•International taxation

•Debt restructuring

•Real estate

•REIT taxation

•Organization, qualification and operation of REITs

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Tax - International Tax, 2014

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008-2014

•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2012-2013

•Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network's 2012 Turnaround Atlas Award for Turnaround of the Year - Upper Mid Markets for the pre-packaged Chapter 11 restructuring and recapitalization of Satelites Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.

•Member, Winning Team, Latin Lawyer's Deal of the Year - Restructuring Award, 2012

•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 AV, 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

Articles

• Co-author, The Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act: Indications of Future Changes In International Tax Landscape. Practical U.S./International Tax Strategies, Vol. 13, No. 4, February 28, 2009

•Co-author, So Long GAAP, Hello IFRS (International Financial Reporting System), Practical U.S. International Tax Strategies, January 2008

•Co-author, The New Mexican Flat Rate Business Contribution and its Creditability for U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes, Practical Mexican Tax Strategies, September/October 2007

•Co-author, Renegotiation or Modification of Debt Instruments and FIN 48, Greenberg Traurig Alert, May 2007

•Co-author, Corporate Tax Shelters - Chapter 3: The Treasury Aims at Opinion Writers, Corporate Tax and Business Planning Review, Vol. 42, No. 7, Tax Management Inc., March 26, 2001

•Author, Getting Into and Out of Debt with the IRS, Bottom Line Personal, Vol. 3, No. 22; Good Opinions, Financial Planning, March 1986

Speaking Engagements

• Presenter, Four Scenarios for Inbound Investment in the United States, Premier International, May 18, 2013

Associated News & Events

09.24.14 73 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2014 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers

07.15.14 Greenberg Traurig Ranked in 2014 Legal 500 United States Guide

06.04.13 2013 Edition of Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys

05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 175 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

10.12.12 Greenberg Traurig's New York Attorneys Recognized in 2012 Edition of Super Lawyers

06.29.12 2012 Chambers USA and Chambers Global Guides Recognize Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys

04.04.12 Greenberg Traurig Team Receives 'Deal of the Year -- Restructuring' Award at Sixth Annual Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards

06.28.11 Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP Advising Instinet on in its Agreement to divest a Majority Stake in MarketPrizm

12.01.09 Reorganization Plan Approved for Greenberg Traurig Client T H Agriculture & Nutrition

Published Articles

02.01.12 Latin American M&A Spotlight

01.15.08 So Long GAAP, Hello IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)

Alerts

09.29.09 New FASB Rules Will Change the Way Entities Account for Securitization Transactions

05.04.09 Administration Proposals to Increase U.S. Taxation of Foreign Income

03.12.09 The Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act: Indications of Future Changes in International Tax Landscape

01.04.08 So Long GAAP, Hello IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)

12.01.07 Creditability of Mexican IETU Tax: The IRS Addresses the Issue - Tax to be Creditable for the Time Being

05.01.07 Renegotiation or Modification of Debt Instruments and FIN 48

09.06.06 IRS Cancels Proposed Regulations Relating to Foreign Currency Gains and Losses Under Section 987 and Issues New Proposed Regulations

 
Reported CasesInvolved in the restructuring of the debt on 400 properties with a total mortgage debt in excess of $1 billion.; Structured the purchase of over 60 parcels of real estate valued over $400 million in the United Kingdom for clients and their institutional partners.; Resolved the business and accounting differences involving a closely held real estate company and three generations of trust beneficiaries. The total amount of the dispute exceeded $200 million.; Advised bank holding company with $900 million of net operating loss. Helped secure contested income tax refund in litigation with FDIC.; Structured the transfer of a $200 million net operating loss to a creditor in bankruptcy.; Designed and implemented an alternative structure to the real estate synthetic lease.; Designed structure to release certain tax reserves from corporate balance sheets.; Transferred an internet operating company offshore; oversaw all transfer pricing and corporate governance issues.
 
ISLN902505528
 


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200 Park Avenue
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