Markus Hill joins MWE’s US & International Tax Practice Group in Frankfurt
McDermott Will & Emery has appointed Markus Hill as partner in its US & International Tax Practice Group in Frankfurt.
Mr. Hill joins from King & Wood Mallesons where he was a partner.
Mr. Hill is a certified tax adviser (Steuerberater) and has extensive experience in the structuring of corporates, as well as real estate acquisitions and sales. His broad support for transaction related tax advice, particularly for private equity funds and other financial investors, is complemented through the negotiation of the agreements, the implementation of the structures and the advice on management participating schemes.
“We are delighted to welcome Markus to the Firm,” said Lowell D. Yoder, global head of McDermott’s Tax Practice Group. “Since its inception, McDermott has always been internationally renowned for the quality and strength of its tax offering and this hire is yet another step in the further development of our leading global tax practice.”
Dirk Pohl, head of the Firm’s German tax practice, added: “We are pleased that Markus will strengthen our team and add considerably to our capacity in tax-efficient structuring.”
Philipp von Ilberg, head of the Frankfurt office, said: “Markus fits seamlessly into our current business and his arrival will help us further expand our presence in Frankfurt. His focus and his clients are an ideal addition to our strategy to develop our capabilities in the area of private equity,” he added.