Todd Golub is a principal in the Partnership Transactional Planning & Economics Group of Ernst & Young LLP's National Tax Department, based in Chicago, Illinois. Todd advises clients on a wide range of partnership transactions, both domestic and international with a particular emphasis on private equity transactions, fund formation, applying partnership techniques in large corporate acquisitions, strategic alliances, international joint ventures and restructurings. He also regularly advises partners on the tax aspects of fund investments (PE, real estate, and others).
Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Todd was a partner in an international law firm where his tax practice focused primarily on partnership planning, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate transactions.
Todd has written many articles on federal income tax matters for such publications as the Journal of Taxation and TAXES. Todd is a regular speaker on partnership tax issues and has spoken at many conferences including the Tax Executives Institute; the American Bar Association; the University of Chicago's Federal Tax Institute; New York University's Institute on Federal Taxation; ALI-ABA; the Texas Tax Institute; Southern Federal Tax Institute; and Practising Law Institute.
Todd was named as one of the top tax advisors by Chambers USA (2011). Todd is also a lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School where he teaches a course on partnership taxation.
He is a member of the American Bar Association's Section of Taxation, where he currently serves as the Vice Chair of the committee on Partnerships and LLCs. He is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel.
Todd received his B.S. and J.D. from Indiana University and his LL.M (Taxation) from the New York University School of Law.