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Corporate Tax


Sheppard Mullin's Corporate Tax attorneys assist clients in structuring transactions and planning business affairs in order to reduce income, sales, transfer, property and other taxes.  The matters we handle include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and purchase and sale of stock and assets
  • Tax-free reorganizations
  • Public-to-public and public-to-private transactions
  • Leveraged buy-outs and recapitalizations
  • Private equity, hedge fund, and venture capital -- formation, financing and operation
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • International and cross-border deals --
    • Foreign investment in the United States
    • Expansion of U.S. businesses abroad
  • Corporation-shareholder and related-party transactions
  • Choice of entity and structure, including C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), partnerships, cooperatives, and statutory trusts
  • Business restructuring -- preserving net operating losses (NOLs) and other tax attributes

Our goal is to help our clients achieve their business objectives with practical and effective tax reduction planning.