Mr. Beck is a member of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is recognized as a leading lawyer for Tax in New York by Chambers USA, where clients note he is “incredibly smart and very thoughtful. He gets the 'thinking' side of tax law, meaning he doesn't just plough through documents but makes connections between different areas of law while still being incredibly practical.” He is recommended for US Taxes: Non-Contentious by Legal 500 US, is consistently recognized for Tax by Super Lawyers. Mr. Beck is also recognized as a “Bankruptcy Tax Specialist” by Turnarounds & Workouts magazine. He was also listed in Private Funds Management's “30 Under 40: The 30 Most Influential Private Equity Lawyers Under the Age of 40.” He is the co-author of “The Demise of CoCos and the Tax Consequences of Exchanging Convertible Debt” (Practising Law Institute, Corporate Tax Practice Series).
Mr. Beck received his LL.M. and a J.D., cum laude, from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Robert McKay Scholar and a staff editor for the Annual Survey of American Law, and his B.A., cum laude, from Duke University, where he made the Dean’s List with Distinction.