Christine Bromberg is a member of the firm's Tax Group, where she represents clients in connection with a broad range of federal income tax matters.
Christine provides clients with practical advice and strategy regarding U.S. federal income taxes. Her practice has a particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, workouts (in and out of bankruptcy), recapitalizations, divestitures, and spin-offs, as well as all forms of capital-raising activities. Her clients include domestic and foreign corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, ranging in size from start-up businesses to multinational public corporations. She works with clients across a broad range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, biotechnology, energy, retail, food and beverage, wholesale and distributors, aerospace, health care, and real estate and development.
Christine has significant experience structuring and negotiating complex joint ventures and other pooled investment vehicles on behalf of investors, investment funds, and real estate developers. She has advised on the tax aspects of syndicated loan transactions, derivative investments, and other financings on behalf of both lenders and borrowers. She also represents clients before taxing agencies in audits and administrative litigation at the federal, state, and local tax levels.
Christine has extensive experience guiding clients through their tax-related issues. She assisted a Singapore-based software developer with U.S. federal income tax matters involving U.S.-based internet and distribution activities, and she represented a multinational manufacturer and distributor of perfumes and beauty products in connection with its U.S. federal income tax planning. She represented The Nielsen Company LLC, a global information and measurement company, with several investment, merger and acquisition, and tax restructuring matters.
Christine is co-chair of the firm's Exempt Organizations Group. She has experience with the federal and state tax laws that apply to tax-exempt organizations. Christine has counseled a variety of exempt organizations, both private foundations and public charities, with respect to structure and formation, charitable gift planning, transactional matters, and unrelated business taxable income strategy and planning. She has represented exempt organization clients in connection with audits before the Internal Revenue Service and the tax aspects of joint ventures with for-profit entities.
Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Christine was associated with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York City. She is a certified public accountant and an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she teaches a course on corporate taxation.
Christine has been selected as a Rising Star to the Connecticut Super Lawyers list from 2008 to 2012.