Duane Morris Expands Corporate Practice Group

Duane Morris Expands Corporate Practice Group

David Sussman has joined the Duane Morris’s Corporate Practice Group as a partner in its Newark office. Mr. Sussman strengthens Duane Morris’ corporate practice, particularly in the area of private equity transactions. He joins Duane Morris from Day Pitney where he was co-chair of that firm’s private equity and investment funds practice group.

Mr. Sussman regularly advises investment advisers and others in connection with launching investment partnerships, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds and real estate funds. He regularly advises middle market investment banking firms in connection with private placement matters for middle market companies. He advises investors in secondary market purchases and sales of private equity fund interests. In addition, Mr. Sussman represents clients in transactional tax work. His corporate tax practice encompasses all aspects of corporate taxation, including tax-free spin-offs and taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions of subchapter C corporations and subchapter S corporations, including forward subsidiary mergers, reverse subsidiary mergers and taxable stock sales. Mr. Sussman represents partnerships in matters related to forming and negotiating sophisticated and complex joint ventures, including the preparation of partnership and limited liability company agreements and the purchase and sale of partnership and limited liability company interests. His clients include private equity funds and other public and private companies.

Mr. Sussman earned his JD in 1996 from the New England School of Law and earned his LLM in 2001 from New York University School of Law in Taxation. He graduated with a BA in Political Science in 1992 from the University of North Carolina.

Duane Morris is a global law firm with more than 700 attorneys in offices across the United States and around the world.  The firm was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Philadelphia (www.duanemorris.com).

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