Katherine M. Bristor email@example.com
...Katherine M. Bristor
advises U.S. and foreign clients on all the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including spin-offs, divestitures, private equity investments, public offerings, acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, leveraged buyouts, the formation of joint ventures and S corporation
also advises financially troubled and bankrupt companies on a variety of issues, including debt restructurings, preservation of net operating losses, the creation of qualified settlement funds and internal corporate restructurings.In addition, Ms. Bristor
counsels partnerships and limited liability companies in connection with ongoing operations, acquisitions, restructurings, financings, unwinds and incorporations.Recently, Ms. Bristor
has worked on:
In addition to acquisition and other transactional work, Ms. Bristor
represents domestic and foreign corporations and investment banks in connection with public offerings of debt, equity and other financial instruments.In this area, she
has advised Cendant Corporation
in the issuance of convertible contingent debt instruments and Upper DECs, and McKesson Corporation
in the issuance of Trust Convertible Preferred Securities, among others.Ms. Bristor
also advises foreign clients in connection with the issuance of tax-favorable financing structures, joint ventures with U.S. partners, acquisitions of U.S. businesses and PFIC (passive foreign investment company) issues.Ms. Bristor
has advised clients such as Ernst & Young LLP
, Credit Suisse First Boston, Inc.
, Viacom, Inc.
and Prudential, Inc.
in connection with their negotiations with the City of New York and the state of New York to obtain tax benefits as an incentive to remain in New York and obtained advisory opinions from both the city and the state on their behalf.Ms. Bristor
has contributed articles to the Practising Law Institute
and the New York University Institute
was involved in designing Skadden's
new headquarters space in Times Square, where it relocated in 1999.She is president of the board of directors of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and a member of the Dean's Council at the Columbia University School of Law.Ms. Bristor
has been named a 2006 Rockefeller Fellow by the Partnership for New York City