David J. Passey represents clients in structuring the tax aspects of various complex public and private transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, securities offerings, cross-border transactions and other tax planning. His practice includes fund formation, partnership transactions, real estate transactions, tax controversy, capital markets and structured products. In addition, he regularly advises on the formation and ongoing operation of public and private REITs, real estate funds and other REIT transactions.

Publications

“New IRS Regulations Will Adversely Impact Common REIT Transactions,” Lorman, January 2017

“New IRS Regulations Will Adversely Impact Common REIT Transactions,” National Real Estate Investor, Nov.14, 2016

Speaking Engagements

SRZ Luncheon for Investment Manager Tax Professionals, December 2018

“Specialty Activism: REITs, Banking, Litigation and ’40 Act Funds,” SRZ 9th Annual Shareholder Activism Conference, New York, October 2018

Prior Experience

  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton 
  • Sullivan & Cromwell