Arnold & Porter Strengthens Tax Practice, Partner Uri Horowitz Joins in New York
Mr. Horowitz advises public and private companies on employee benefits and executive compensation matters in support of corporate transactions. He has particular experience in the design and implementation of compensation and benefit arrangements, including cash and equity based compensation awards, deferred compensation plans, employment, severance, change of control, and restrictive covenant agreements. He also advises clients on securities law compliance and disclosure issues, as well as tax issues and the application of ERISA rules.
Laurie Abramowitz, co-chair of the firm’s Tax Practice, said: “The new Administration’s comprehensive tax reform plan will change the way corporations are taxed. Uri has deep experience with executive compensation and benefits in all aspects of public and private transactions. His sophisticated practice will be greatly beneficial to our clients.”
In joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Horowitz said: “Arnold & Porter is well-known for its exceptional transactional practice, particularly in the life sciences and financial services industries. I look forward to helping clients achieve their goals with a talented and collegial team of lawyers.”
Mr. Horowitz earned his JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, magna cum laude, and received his LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law. He received his BS from the University of Florida, with honors.
About Arnold & Porter's Tax Practice
Arnold & Porter’s Tax practice has a long tradition of effectively resolving complex tax and business challenges for corporations and individuals before they incur significant cost. As rapid developments in the world economy transform tax laws, new and complicated legal challenges emerge. Working with each client, the Tax practice develops customized strategies and implements innovative solutions to deal effectively with these challenges. The practice manages complex and precedent-setting tax problems and opportunities critical to US and international transactions via diversified legal transactional resources, as well as the planning, litigation and regulatory services necessary to address our clients' short- and long-term tax objectives.
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