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Louis S. Freeman

Louis S. Freeman

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Lou Freeman, an attorney and CPA, is a member of the Tax Department Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Chicago. He is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and has an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.

Lou serves on the Board of Advisors of Corporate Taxation magazine. He has served as Chairman of the Chicago Bar Association Federal Taxation Committee, as a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section and as Chair of the Corporate Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section. He is a member of the Tax Advisory Group of the American Law Institute Subchapter C Project, a Fellow and Former Regent of the American College of Tax Counsel, and a member of the Advisory Board of New York University Institute on Federal Taxation.

Lou has written and lectured extensively on tax subjects and has served as Chairman for the last twenty-seven years of the Practising Law Institute seminar on "Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations, and Restructurings."  He has also served as Co-Chairman for the last eighteen years for the Practising Law Institute seminar on "Domestic and Foreign Partnerships, LLC's, Joint Ventures, and Other Strategic Alliances."

Lou is listed in Who's Who in the World 25th Anniversary Edition, Who's Who Legal:  Illinois, Who's Who in America, International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Who's Who in American Law, International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: USA – Corporate Tax, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA:  America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers in America, Global Counsel's Tax Law Handbook, PLC Which Lawyer?, PLC Cross-border Tax on Corporate Transactions Handbook, Tax Directors Handbook, Legal 500,  Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Tax Lawyers, Euromoney's Best of the Best USA, and TDH Top 250 Individual Tax Adviser in the World.

Louis S. Freeman is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters The Partnership Union: Opportunities for Joint Ventures and Divestitures - The Partnership Tax Practice Series , Friday, September 24, 2010
Section 355: Tax-Free Spinoffs, Split-Offs, Split-Ups—Uses and Requirements - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
General Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Tax Consequences of Business and Investment- Driven Uses of Financial Products - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Partnership Union: Opportunities for Joint Ventures and Divestitures - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Excerpts from the Partnership Union: Opportunities for Joint Ventures and Divestitures - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013 , Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Selected Excerpts from PLI Tax Strategies Outline: Strategies in Representing Sellers - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Web Segment  Web Segment Transactions Between Partner and Partnership - Sections 707, 704(c)(1)(B) and 737 - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013 (New York) , Friday, May 31, 2013
Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013 (New York) , Tuesday, June 04, 2013 , New York, NY
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Friday, November 01, 2013 , New York, NY
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers - Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers - Overview and Strategies in Representing Sellers , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
LiveSeminar  Live Seminar Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013 , Tuesday, April 30, 2013 , Chicago, IL
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013 , Tuesday, May 21, 2013 , New York, NY
Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2013 , Tuesday, June 11, 2013 , San Francisco, CA
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Wednesday, October 16, 2013 , New York, NY
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Tuesday, November 19, 2013 , Chicago, IL
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Wednesday, December 04, 2013 , Los Angeles, CA
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