juin 01 2021

Mayer Brown continues expansion in New York with the arrival of tax lawyer Michelle Jewett

Mayer Brown announced today that Michelle Jewett has joined the firm’s Tax Transactions & Consulting practice as a partner in New York. Ms. Jewett was previously at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.

“Tax is an important component of our leading investment funds practice, and we are confident that Michelle’s experience, particularly in the real estate funds space, will further enhance our capabilities,” said Jason Bazar, a co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Tax Transactions & Consulting practice. “Michelle will be a great addition to our global multidisciplinary team.”

Ms. Jewett is a transactional tax lawyer whose practice focuses on private investment funds of all types, including real estate funds, energy and infrastructure funds, credit funds and hedge funds. She advises both fund sponsors and institutional investors. Ms. Jewett also advises on mergers and acquisitions, real estate joint ventures and real estate investment trusts, financial restructuring transactions, financial instruments, and intellectual property, both domestically and internationally.

“I’m delighted to contribute to the growth of Mayer Brown’s premier funds finance and real estate funds practices,” said Ms. Jewett. “I look forward to working with the many talented lawyers at Mayer Brown and providing sophisticated counsel across a broad range of tax transactions.”

“Building on the momentum of consistent growth, Michelle is the seventh partner addition to join Mayer Brown in New York in the last six months,” said Matthew Ingber, the managing partner of Mayer Brown’s New York office. “Michelle is a great addition to our rapidly growing team in New York and globally.”

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