Greenberg Traurig Continues to Expand its Private Equity and Tax Practices

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, recently named by Law360’s 400 list as the largest firm in the U.S. based on number of U.S. Lawyers, continues growing with the addition of two new private equity tax shareholders.

Greenberg Traurig continues to focus on the growth of its global Private Equity Practice with the strategic addition of Tax Practice shareholders Chang Choi in Northern Virginia and Kevin Zaragoza in New York. Choi and Zaragoza’s experience complements Greenberg Traurig’s existing Private Equity Practice by focusing on tax aspects specific in the areas of private equity and investment management.

“This continues to be an exciting time for both the firm and our private equity and tax practices. The addition of specialists with the expertise, talent, and experience as Chang and Kevin possess is in keeping with our ongoing strategic growth and commitment to provide our clients with high-level, sophisticated, service in one place,” said Bruce I. March, Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s global Corporate Practice.

“Both Chang and Kevin are excellent additions to our global Tax Practice,” said Barbara T. Kaplan, Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice. “Their background and technical experience in advising on tax issues in complex business and private equity transactions make them an incredible asset to serve our corporate clients in our domestic and foreign offices. We are excited to welcome Chang and Kevin to our team and we look forward to working with two excellent attorneys.”

Choi will concentrate his practice on corporate tax law, with a focus on private equity and transaction planning. He advises clients in structuring and executing complex transactions involving domestic and cross-border partnerships and joint ventures. At Greenberg Traurig, Choi will counsel clients on the tax implications of the acquisition, disposition, and restructure of businesses involving partnerships, including spin-offs and spin-mergers.

Zaragoza will also concentrate his practice on corporate tax law, with a focus on private equity and other transactional tax matters. He advises fund sponsors and public and private companies on the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, debt and equity investments. Zaragoza’s experience expands to…

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