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Lucy W. Farr

Lucy W. Farr

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


Ms. Farr is a member of Davis Polk’s Tax Department. She concentrates in the taxation of corporate finance, derivatives and structured finance and on domestic and international tax planning for financial institutions. She has advised financial institutions and issuers in the development and execution of complex public and private financial products designed to achieve capital raising, hedging or other objectives. Ms. Farr has also done significant work representing investment funds and insurance companies.

RECOGNITION

Ms. Farr is listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

OF NOTE

Membership

  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Council Director, ABA Section of Taxation
  • Past President, The Tax Club of New York City
  • Past Chair, Financial Transactions Committee of the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Partner, 2003-present
  • Associate, 1995-2003

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Education

  • A.B., Harvard College, 1992
  • cum laude
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1995
  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1999
  • Editor in Chief, Yale Journal on Regulation
Lucy W. Farr is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Code Sec. 1032—Taking Stock of the Situation - The Corporate Tax Practice Series (2017 Edition), Thursday, February 15, 2018
Constructive Sales Under Section 1259: The Best Is Yet to Come - The Corporate Tax Practice Series (2017 Edition), Thursday, February 15, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, Cleveland, OH
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, Philadelphia, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, Indianapolis, IN
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, Mechanicsburg, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2019, Monday, January 14, 2019, Pittsburgh, PA
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