Peter Blessing is a tax partner in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling LLP. His practice involves transactional, advisory and controversy matters, often in a cross-border context.
Mr. Blessing has served as chair of the New York State Bar Assn Tax Section (2010) and of the International Bar Association Taxes Committee (2010-11).. He has authored numerous articles and texts on taxation, including a treatise on US income tax treaties. Most recently, he served as the editor and a co-author of "Tax Planning for International Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Restructurings" published by Kluwer Law International in 2012.
Mr. Blessing graduated from Princeton University, Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law (LLM Taxation).