Paul T. Metzger: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Paul T. Metzger

Special Counsel
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312.499.6306

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Practice Areas

  • Private Wealth Services
  • Tax
 
University Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1971
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1976
 
Admitted1976, Illinois; United States Tax Court
 
Biography

Paul Metzger is special counsel in the Tax, Employee Benefits and Trusts and Estates Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office. He concentrates his practice in the federal income tax aspects of business transactions, particularly mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and the use of limited liability companies and partnerships in business transactions. He has extensive experience in structuring both taxable and tax-free acquisitions and divestitures and private equity investments. His practice also includes the general representation of closely held businesses with respect to their business and tax planning.

Mr. Metzger frequently advises clients on the tax aspects of equity-based compensation, particularly stock options, restricted stock and stock appreciation rights. He also has extensive experience in connection with tax-exempt financings. He represents clients in tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service and the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Honors

· Best Lawyer in America (Corporate Law), Best Lawyers, 2013, 2014

· Illinois Leading Lawyers (Publicly Held Corporations Law)

Memberships

· Member, Tax Section, American Bar Association

· Board Member, Officer, Association House of Chicago

· Honorary Founding Director, Ounce of Prevention Fund

Articles

· Tax on Corporate Transactions: United States, Practical Law Company Cross-Border Tax Handbook, 2007

Corporate & Securities Law Blog Articles

· "Final Section 336(e) Regulations Allow Step-Up in Asset Tax Basis in Certain Stock Acquisitions," June 17, 2013

Speeches

· Mr. Metzger has been a frequent lecturer on the subject of mergers and acquisitions at the American Management Association.

 
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Paul T. Metzger

70 West Madison Street, 48th Floor
ChicagoIL 60602




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