Rachel Kleinberg joins Sidley Austin tax team

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Sidley Austin LLP has announced that Rachel Kleinberg will join the firm in Palo Alto as a partner in its global Tax group. She is joining from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. 

Ms. Kleinberg is a nationally recognized thought leader in tax, whose practice spans a wide array of transactional matters. She advises corporate, private equity and financial institution clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spinoffs and reorganizations, cross-border restructurings, capital markets transactions, credit facilities, international tax matters and derivatives transactions.

“Rachel combines vast technical know-how and experience across a range of complex tax matters with a recognized ability to give practical, commercial advice,” said Laura Barzilai, leader of the firm’s global Tax group. “She will be an invaluable resource to our growing West Coast transactional practice and will further enhance the stature of our well-recognized tax team.”

Ms. Kleinberg serves as chair of the Foreign Activities U.S. Taxpayers Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation and is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. She is a sought-after speaker on international and corporate tax topics.

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