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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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Family Owned and Closely-Held Businesses
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Wealth Services
  • Sports
  • Tax
  • Food and Beverage
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Private Equity
 
University Harvard University, B.A., cum laude, 1971
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1976
 
Admitted1976, Illinois; United States Tax Court
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Member, Tax Section, American Bar Association

•Board Member, Officer, Association House of Chicago

•Honorary Founding Director, Ounce of Prevention Fund

 
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

•Illinois Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2014

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

•Illinois Leading Lawyers (Publicly Held Corporations Law)

 
ISLN904834855
 


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Paul T. Metzger

70 West Madison Street, 48th Floor
ChicagoIL 60602




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