Jeff, based in Washington, DC, is a principal in the Joint Ventures and Partnerships group in Ernst & Young’s National Tax Office. Jeff works extensively in the MLP, private equity and international space across a broad spectrum of industries, including medical, pharmaceutical, real estate, and oil and gas.
Jeff was an Assistant Branch Chief in the IRS Chief Counsel’s office for Passthroughs. Jeff has given many speeches and presentations to Bar Associations and other tax groups (including the National Association Publicly Traded Partnerships) on a number of partnership tax issues, covering such topics as drafting and reviewing partnership agreements, the basics of MLPs, and the interaction of the so-called intangible anti-churning rules and the partnership tax rules. Jeff has also written articles on various topics, including the allocation of partnership debt, the conversion of partnerships, and the at-risk rules.