Candy Ridgway's practice encompasses corporate and general business tax law, with extensive experience in advising on the most tax-efficient structures for corporate transactions, including bankruptcy reorganizations and other restructuring transactions by distressed businesses.
Representative transactional clients include ACI, Axiall Corporation (formerly Georgia Gulf), Chrysler, Dana Corporation, First Energy, Hostess, Hunt Petroleum, International Steel Group, J.F. Lehman, Kaiser Aluminum, Oncor and Shoreline Energy. She has dealt with the IRS National Office, Appeals, and Treasury in connection with a wide range of transactional matters involving tax rulings and controversies.
Candy has spoken and written extensively on corporate transactional tax issues, particularly relating to spin-offs and distressed business workouts. She is the author of two Tax Management Portfolios, Corporate Separations and Corporate Acquisitions — D Reorganizations, and is a coauthor of the two portfolios on Corporate Bankruptcy. In addition, she has authored a number of Tax Management Memoranda and other articles on spin-offs and corporate reorganization and bankruptcy issues. She has taught "Tax Planning for Corporate Acquisitions and Dispositions" as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center in the master of laws in taxation program.