Dr. Daniel Z. Altman is a partner in Sidley Austin’s tax group in New York. Dan represents clients with respect to all tax aspects of domestic and cross-border M&A and corporate restructuring transactions, including tax free and taxable transactions, stock and asset sales, mergers, bankruptcy restructuring, spin-offs, recapitalizations, joint ventures, inbound and outbound investments and IP structuring and utilization. He provides tax advice in a variety of fields, including life insurance, property and casualty insurance, IP, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, services, asset management and others. Dan also advises clients on all international aspects of U.S. federal income taxation and assists clients in their international tax planning.
Dan received his doctoral degree from Harvard Law School and has published a book on Dispute Resolution under Tax Treaties, in addition to other publications. Dan has recently authored the Bloomberg BNA Portfolio on dual consolidated losses (forthcoming in 2018). In 2006, Dan received the prestigious Mitchell B. Carroll Prize from the International Fiscal Association for his dissertation on the resolution of international tax disputes.
Dan is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association, a member of the U.S. International Advisory Board of Bloomberg BNA and is recommended in Tax: International Tax in The Legal 500 US 2017.