Chayim D. Neubort is a Tax partner in the Firm’s New York office. Mr. Neubort’s practice focuses on all aspects of corporate taxation and regularly represents public and private companies in M&A transactions, including taxable and tax-free mergers, acquisitions and related financings, dispositions and spinoffs, and restructurings of distressed companies. Mr. Neubort also has extensive experience advising large multi-national corporations regarding their internal tax planning and reorganizations of their corporate structures.
Mr. Neubort’s key representations include advising General Electric Capital Corporation on the disposition of its commercial real estate lending unit, General Electric Company on the disposition of its global plastics business, Sanofi on the acquisition of Genzyme Corporation, DIRECTV in connection with its acquisition of Liberty Media’s Entertainment Group following its splitoff from Liberty Media, The J.M. Smucker Company on its acquisition of the Folgers coffee business following its splitoff from Procter & Gamble, and AIG on its restructurings and dispositions of its Asian and European life insurance groups and its railcar leasing and consumer credit businesses.
Mr. Neubort was named a 2014 Tax “Rising Star” by Law360 and has been named a “New York Metro Rising Star” for Tax by Super Lawyers since 2012.
Mr. Neubort graduated, cum laude, from New York University School of Law in 2002 and joined the Firm in September of 2002. Mr. Neubort is a member of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association.