March 05, 2018
NEW YORK, March 5, 2018: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Noah Beck has joined the Firm as a partner. He is part of Weil’s global Tax practice and is based in the Firm’s New York office.
“We are delighted that Noah is joining the Firm,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “His in-depth knowledge and experience advising on a wide range of private equity and other corporate transactions makes him a great fit for Weil and our global Tax practice, which regularly advises clients on some of the largest and most sophisticated domestic and cross-border transactions around the world.”
“Noah is a superb tax lawyer with over a decade and a half of experience advising on complex transactions, including those involving some of the world’s largest private equity funds,” commented Martin Pollack, Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits Department. “His expertise will be a tremendous asset to Weil and our clients globally.”
Mr. Beck joins Weil from Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where he was a partner in New York. His practice focuses on tax aspects of complex private equity transactions, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spinoffs, restructurings and workouts, and private equity fund formation issues. Mr. Beck is recognized as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500 US and is also listed in Private Funds Management’s “30 Under 40: The 30 Most Influential Private Equity Lawyers Under the Age of 40.” Prior to joining Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in 2015, he practiced at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he represented leading global private equity funds in a variety of transactional and fund-related matters.
Mr. Beck commented: “Weil’s top-notch global Tax practice, coupled with its leading Private Equity and M&A practices, offers an exceptional platform. I am very excited to be joining the Firm.”
About Weil’s Tax Practice
Weil’s Tax practice, mirroring the Firm’s profile, is global in scope. Our lawyers are broadly recognized as among the best in the field. Our more than 70 lawyers located throughout our U.S. and European offices regularly work with multinational clients and private equity sponsors to navigate the often complex tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions that cross national borders. Our Tax lawyers in the United States advise both U.S. companies investing abroad and non-U.S. investors in the United States. Similarly, our Tax lawyers in London, Paris, Munich, and Frankfurt advise local clients on the national tax impacts of their international transactions. We pride ourselves on working together as one integrated team.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.