Mayer Brown announces 3 new tax partners: Price, Fryer and Deschamps
Mayer Brown announced yesterday the promotion of 31 lawyers worldwide to partner. The appointments take effect January 1, 2018 and there are 3 new tax partners:
Peter Price, Tax Controversy, Chicago
Peter Price, a Chicago-based Tax Controversy partner, represents and advises clients in all phases of tax controversy, including IRS audits, administrative appeals, and litigation before federal courts. Mr. Price’s experience includes complex corporate and partnership tax disputes including leasing transactions, purchase price allocations, economic substance issues, substance-over-form disputes, and intercompany transactions, including transfer pricing disputes. His litigation experience includes matters in the United States Tax Court, the Northern District of Illinois, United States Court of Federal Claims, and United States Courts of Appeals.
Ben Fryer, Tax Transactions & Consulting, London
Ben Fryer is a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner in Mayer Brown’s London office. Mr. Fryer regularly advises on the tax aspects of a wide range of domestic and cross-border matters and transactions, including in relation to banking, capital markets, corporate finance, corporate reorganizations, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and structured finance.
Elodie Deschamps, Tax Transactions & Consulting, Paris
Elodie Deschamps, a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner in Paris, focuses her practice on advising private equity clients and multinational groups on the tax aspects of their acquisitions, mergers and reorganizations. She provides assistance to clients on all aspects of transactions, from tax due diligence to structuring work, including financing matters. Ms. Deschamps creates and manages models aiming to analyze the tax consequences and cash flow impacts of contemplated transactions. She also assists corporate groups in the day-to-day management of their tax affairs and in the reduction of their global effective tax rate.