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Matthew A. Rosen

Matthew A. Rosen

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

New York, NY, USA


Matthew A. Rosen, co-head of the firm's Tax Group, represents clients in every aspect of tax work, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, both domestic and cross-border. He also handles matters involving partnerships of every type, joint ventures, foreign investments, real estate investment trusts, regulated investment companies and executive compensation. In addition, Mr. Rosen's practice includes the development of financial instruments of various types. His clients include many significant public and private companies, investment banks and investment funds.

Mr. Rosen frequently speaks at professional gatherings throughout the country. His topics often cover tax strategies for corporate acquisitions and dispositions, financial restructurings and the tax implications of financial products and instruments.

Mr. Rosen is regularly listed in Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Tax Lawyers, Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisers and The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of tax law.  In addition, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business have repeatedly named Mr. Rosen in their top tier category for tax lawyers. He is also included in the Tax Directors Handbook 2009 and 2010; The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers; and Global Counsel 3000, which listed Mr. Rosen as a "recommended individual." Portfolio magazine also included Mr. Rosen in its list of the top 10 tax attorneys in the United States. Mr. Rosen was previously selected by The American Lawyer magazine as one of 45 lawyers in the country under the age of 45 who "are making their mark now and will lead the profession tomorrow." 

Bar Admissions
 
New York

Education

LL.M., New York University, 1979 (Memorial Award for Distinction)
J.D., Boston University, 1976 (cum laude)
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1973

Associations

Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Net Operating Losses, New York State Bar Association (1985-1987)
Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Bankruptcy, New York State Bar Association (1988-1989)
Executive Committee Member, Tax Section, New York State Bar Association (1985-1989)

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