Adam Handler is a principal with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ National Tax Services and is located in the Los Angeles office. He is a member of the National Tax Services' Transactions Group where he is Real Estate and REIT Tax Technical Leader.
Adam Handler specializes in structuring complex business transactions, including partnerships and joint ventures, REITs, mergers and acquisitions, in-bound and out-bound investments and like-kind exchanges. While he specializes structuring transactions involving real estate and real estate companies, during his over 30 year career he has advised on a wide variety of transactions in different industries.
Prior to joining PwC, Adam was an Attorney-Advisor with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy. He is a past chair of the American Bar Association Tax Section’s Committee on Sales, Exchanges & Basis (and former vice-chair of the Committee and chair of its Subcommittee on Like-Kind Exchanges), a member of the Government Relations Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts and is a frequent speaker and writer on like-kind exchanges, partnerships and joint ventures, REITs and other tax topics.