Anthony Carbone resigns from Bingham McCutchen to join Willkie Farr & Gallagher in NY
Willkie Farr & Gallagher has announced that Anthony J. Carbone has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department, in the New York office.
Mr. Carbone’s practice focuses on tax planning strategies and the tax consequences of business and investment transactions. He represents private equity funds, deal sponsors, investment banks and commercial banks; as well as hedge funds, and venture capital, real estate and other funds (foreign and domestic). He advises on all forms of leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganizations.
“We are pleased to welcome Tony to the firm,” said Willkie Co-Chairman Steven Gartner. “He brings valued experience in domestic and international tax structuring, which nicely complements our private equity and corporate practice.”
“I am delighted to have joined Willkie,” Mr. Carbone said. “I look forward to working with the Willkie team to guide clients through the tax aspects of sophisticated transactions as the market continues to drive deal flow.”
Mr. Carbone is experienced in foreign investments in the United States and offshore, as well as in international joint ventures and international finance transactions. He handles federal, state and local tax controversies, and has been involved in a number of cases challenging the applicability and/or constitutionality of New York state and city tax provisions. He also has extensive experience in the partnership and trust tax areas. Mr. Carbone was previously a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP, where he was co-leader of the Tax Group, a former deputy chair of the corporate area, and co-managing partner of Bingham’s New York office.