Peter J. Guy, of counsel to the Firm, specializes in federal income tax law. Mr. Guy has extensive experience providing federal income tax advice to public and private companies with a particular emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, securities offerings and divestitures. He has advised real estate funds, private equity funds, limited liability companies, partnerships, S corporations and similar entities on tax issues relevant to the formation and operation of such entities. He has experience advising real estate investors and developers on tax issues arising out of the ownership and operation of real estate, including certain tax credit advice. His experience includes advising domestic and international clients regarding cross border tax issues and certain New York state and local tax issues. Mr. Guy also has experience advising clients that have special tax considerations such as real estate investment trusts and tax-exempt entities.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Guy was associated with the law firms of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP and Bryan Cave, LLP. Mr. Guy is admitted to practice in the state of New York and is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. Mr. Guy received his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School where he graduated cum laude and his Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University where he graduated summa cum laude.