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Jay M. Singer is a partner in the Tax practice. He advises clients on tax aspects of corporate transactions, particularly domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, tax-free spin-offs and internal restructurings.

Jay is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in cross-border spin-offs and has served as chair of the DC Bar Corporate Tax Committee and the American Bar Association’s Affiliated and Related Corporations Committee. Earlier in his career, he worked as an attorney in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) National Office. While at the IRS, Jay drafted corporate tax regulations and other published guidance such as private letter rulings addressing complex public company transactions.

For more than a decade in the private sector, Jay has advised major public companies on tax-efficient structuring of complex acquisitions and dispositions, including many transactions worth tens of billions of dollars.

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