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Matthew A. Rosen

Partner

Partner

Tax Law relating to Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructurings, Private Equity, Partnerships, Executive Compensation and Financial Instruments

New York

T: 1.212.735.2230

F: 1.917.777.2230

matthew.rosen@skadden.com

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Matthew A. Rosen, co-head of the firm’s Tax Group, represents clients in every aspect of tax work, with particular emphasis on acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, both U.S. and cross-border. He also han­dles matters involving partnerships of every type, joint ventures, for­eign investments, real estate invest­ment trusts, regulat­ed investment companies and executive compensa­tion. In addition, Mr. Rosen’s practice includes the development of financial instruments of various types. His cli­ents in­clude many sig­nif­i­cant public and pri­vate compa­nies, invest­ment banks and in­vest­ment funds.

Mr. Rosen frequently speaks at professional gatherings throughout the country. His topics often cover tax strategies for corporate acquisitions and dispositions, financial restructurings and the tax implications of financial products and instruments.

Mr. Rosen regularly is listed in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Lawyers, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers and The Best Lawyers in America in the area of tax law. In addition, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business repeatedly have named Mr. Rosen in their top tier category for tax lawyers. He was named Best Lawyers’ “2013 New York City Tax Lawyer of the Year.” He is included in the Tax Directors Handbook; The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers; and Legal 500 U.S. Portfolio magazine also included Mr. Rosen in its list of the top 10 tax attorneys in the United States. Mr. Rosen was previously selected by The American Lawyer magazine as one of 45 lawyers in the coun­try under the age of 45 who “are making their mark now and will lead the profession tomorrow.”

Bar Admissions

New York

Education

LL.M., New York University, 1979 (Memorial Award for Distinction)

J.D., Boston University, 1976 (cum laude)

B.A., Swarthmore College, 1973

Associations

Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Net Operating Losses, New York State Bar Association (1985-1987)

Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Bankruptcy, New York State Bar Association (1988-1989)

Executive Committee Member, Tax Section, New York State Bar Association (1985-1989)