We are pleased to announce that Benjamin Weiss has joined the Washington D.C. office as Counsel in the firm’s Taxation practice where he concentrates on a full range of corporate, partnership and international tax matters and helps his clients achieve their business goals with tax-efficient planning, structuring and implementation.
Mr. Weiss has extensive experience advising public companies, private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies and closely-held businesses and their owners on complex business-related tax matters and general tax compliance issues, including counseling clients in connection with renewable energy transactions and the availability of tax credits for renewable energy projects, and guiding clients across the private fund ecosystem, including venture capital, private equity and hedge funds.
He advises clients on tax issues arising throughout the lifecycle of a business, from formation and choice of entity considerations and equity and debt financings to taxable and tax-free combinations, divisions, asset acquisitions, investments, and divestitures, as well as capital structuring and restructuring, and transfer and licensing of intellectual property.
Prior to joining Potomac Law, Mr. Weiss was a tax associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. Previously, he worked in the transaction tax group of a Big 4 public accounting firm. Mr. Weiss received his LLM in Tax from New York University School of Law, his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law, and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.