Michael Kearney is a member of the firm’s Tax Group, representing clients in connection with a wide range of tax matters. He is an experienced tax lawyer with a broad-based transactional tax practice involving corporations, partnerships and LLCs. His experience includes advising clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, buyouts, and joint ventures, private equity and hedge funds, real estate taxation, and restructurings and workouts.
Mike advises clients on federal and international tax matters. He works closely with clients including multinational corporations and private equity funds on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, U.S. tax withholding and reporting obligations, expatriations, and tax treaties. His experience also includes managing tax structuring and due diligence teams. He is a member of the International Fiscal Association, USA Branch (Westchester County, NY/Connecticut Region).
Private Investment Funds
Mike has represented middle market private equity fund sponsors and investors (U.S. taxable, tax-exempt and non-U.S. taxpayers) on tax matters associated with fund structure (domestic and offshore), formation, operations, co-investments, and secondary transactions. He also represents non-U.S. resident investors on strategic tax planning and structuring related to U.S. investments.