Mr. Pistillo is a partner in the San Francisco office of the firm’s Federal Tax Group. He regularly advises on the U.S. federal income tax aspects of international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings and spin-offs, the development and exploitation of technology and intellectual property and the structuring of international operations for both start-up entities and existing corporate groups. His practice involves the coordination of tax laws in multiple jurisdictions to develop and implement cross-jurisdictional tax planning, overall operational synergies and worldwide tax minimization strategies. He is also regularly involved in the negotiation of strategic joint ventures and partnerships, the structuring of private equity funds and their investments and the formation and operation of investment funds. Mr. Pistillo also advises on financial product development and the tax aspects of financial institution and insurance company operations.
Mr. Pistillo is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Tulane University School of Law, the Planning Committee for the USC Gould School of Law Tax Institute, and the Tax Review and the Tax Club, both in New York City. He is admitted to practice in California and New York.
He is a frequent lecturer and author on matters relating to international taxation and corporate taxation generally.
Mr. Pistillo is recommended by Legal 500 US 2016 for International Tax.
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