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Thomas A. Humphreys

Humphreys, Thomas A.

Partner

New York, (212) 468-8006

Education

University of California, Los Angeles (A.B., 1974)
University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1977)
New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1979)

Bar Admissions

California
New York

Thomas Humphreys is co-chair of the Federal Tax Practice Group and the Tax Department at Morrison & Foerster. Mr. Humphreys has extensive experience with the tax aspects of capital markets transactions, financial instruments, real estate investment trusts, mortgage and asset-backed securities, mutual funds, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy and reorganization, tax reporting and withholding (including the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or “FATCA”) and international transactions. He also works with investment banks and issuers on developing new financial products.

Mr. Humphreys is the author of Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships, published by Law Journal Seminars-Press.  He is also a co-author of Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners, an online volume that is part of the CCH Expert Treatise Library. He is a frequent speaker on tax topics before various audiences including the Practising Law Institute.

Mr. Humphreys is an adjunct professor of law at New York University Law School, where he teaches Taxation of Financial Instruments in the LL.M. program.

Mr. Humphreys is also a solicitor, admitted as a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.