Creative Tax Law: It's Not an Oxymoron

People don't often associate tax lawyers with creativity. But MoFo's tax lawyers develop creative solutions that are critical to our clients' success.

MoFo enjoys a national reputation for its innovative approaches to complex business and tax planning issues. We advise clients on the tax implications of a wide range of transactions. We structure and restructure complex business enterprises. We are prepared to litigate when necessary, but we have resolved the vast majority of our clients' disputes without going to trial.

Our practices include:

  • State + Local Tax ("SALT") – recognized as the leading SALT practice in the United States; we routinely advise clients on the state and local tax implications of corporate transactions and reorganizations, including multistate analyses of mergers and acquisitions; we also handle complex state and local tax audits and controversies in every state and, as we are prepared and able to litigate for our clients as demonstrated by our successful litigations across the country, the vast majority of our clients’ disputes are favorably resolved without the necessity of trial.
  • Federal Tax – provides strategic tax advice on a broad range of transactions including domestic and international M&A, capital markets and partnership transactions and in the development of complex structured products and derivatives
  • Compensation, Benefits + ERISA – counsels companies, boards, and individuals on compensation and benefits issues, with particular expertise in the context of transactions; assists with ERISA prohibited transaction issues with respect to investment funds, operating companies and financial institutions; and designs and implements executive compensation and retention arrangements


U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Tax Law (Tier 1):

• Nationwide

• New York

• San Francisco

• Washington, D.C.

"The team is outstanding. They are very knowledgeable tax attorneys.” (Chambers 2018)

Email Disclaimer

Unsolicited e-mails and information sent to Morrison & Foerster will not be considered confidential, may be disclosed to others pursuant to our Privacy Policy, may not receive a response, and do not create an attorney-client relationship with Morrison & Foerster. If you are not already a client of Morrison & Foerster, do not include any confidential information in this message. Also, please note that our attorneys do not seek to practice law in any jurisdiction in which they are not properly authorized to do so.

©1996-2019 Morrison & Foerster LLP. All rights reserved.