Steve Mastbaum: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Steve Mastbaum

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New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212.801.6814

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Global Benefits & Compensation
  • Real Estate Operations
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.801.6814
Fax: 212.805.5514
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Steve-Mastbaum
 
University City University of New York at Brooklyn College, B.S., summa cum laude, 1973
 
Law SchoolCornell Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1977 Editor, Cornell Law Review; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1981
 
Admitted1978, New York
 
Memberships New York State Bar Association.

 
BornSt. Paul, Minnesota, January 7, 1952
 
Biography

Steve Mastbaum's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, real estate, joint ventures, and restructurings and bankruptcies.

Areas of Concentration

· Transactional tax practice involving federal, state, local and international tax matters

· Restructuring and bankruptcies

· Tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service and New York State

· Non-qualified employee compensation and severance matters

· Partnership and limited liability companies

· Investment funds

· Start-up entities

· Ruling requests

Professional & Community Involvement

· Member, New York State Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2013

· Selected, Legal Elite - Real Estate, AVENUE magazine, April 2011

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

· Representation of Barclays Capital, agent under first lien credit agreement in LandSource Communities Development LLC.

· Representation of Barclays Capital in the acquisition of Crescent Real Estate Equities Limited Partnership and related entities by an affiliate of Barclays Capital.

· Representation of homebuilder Ashton Woods USA LLC in an exchange offer for its senior subordinated notes, senior credit facility amendment and capital restructuring plan.

· Representation of William Yung and Tropicana Casinos & Resorts, Inc., the 100 percent equity holders of Tropicana Entertainment, LLC, in Tropicana Entertainment's Chapter 11 case pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware involving the restructuring of more than $2 billion in debt.

· Assisted in the representation of IVAX Pharmaceuticals in the $7.6 billion sale to Israeli competitor Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

· Representation of start-up investment funds and related funds for employees.

· Tax planning for corporate acquisitions, mergers and acquisition (both taxable and non-taxable) for publicly traded and closely held corporations.

· Representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

· Preparation and submission of ruling requests to the Internal Revenue Service.

· Representation of tax exempt and other clients in structuring the acquisition and ownership of real estate.

· Representing emerging entities including choice of entity, structuring investments and designing compensation packages to attract employees.

 
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Steve Mastbaum

200 Park Avenue
New YorkNY 10166




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