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Ed has over 40 years of experience providing tax advice to multinational corporations, many of the largest investment funds, and numerous ultra-high net worth individuals.
He has provided tax advice in connection with investment and cross-border corporate matters, as well as with respect to PFICs, Subpart F issues, the application of the GILTI tax, derivatives, and other financial product transactions, including life insurance investments. Ed also has extensive experience in structuring foreign investment in U.S. real estate and tax planning for family offices and international families with U.S. family members.
He is consistently ranked as a leading tax law practitioner by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 U.S, Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America. Ed has been named one of world’s leading tax attorneys in 50 separate independent surveys in such publications as International Financial Law Review and Euromoney magazine (in the Euromoney Best of the Best survey, Ed was ranked as one of the 25 leading tax lawyers in the United States).
A former senior tax partner of Winston & Strawn LLP for more than 15 years, Ed also served as Chair of Coudert Brothers LLP’s tax practice for nearly 20 years. He was an adjunct professor of law in the New York University School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program for more than 10 years.