Pamela Lawrence Endreny represents clients in a range of federal income tax matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs, financings and restructurings.


Ms. Endreny has particular experience in transactions involving alternative asset managers and investment vehicles, publicly traded partnerships, real estate investment trusts, regulated investment companies, structured finance and derivatives. She frequently advises on the formation and operation of private equity funds, hedge funds and family offices and their investments, as well as transactions involving asset managers and fund sponsors. She has obtained private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on spin-offs and other corporate transactions and has represented clients in tax controversies with the IRS.

Ms. Endreny, a member of the team named 2018 White Collar/Regulatory Litigation Department of the Year by The American Lawyer, has advised financial institutions, asset managers and other clients on cross-border tax controversies and compliance issues, including representation of Swiss banks participating in the Department of Justice settlement program. She regularly advises on tax reporting, disclosure and withholding requirements, including foreign account reporting and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Her experience includes developing policies and guidelines and leading training programs for financial institutions with respect to tax compliance.

Ms. Endreny was selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 and 2019. She is a co-author of the treatise “Private Equity Funds: Business Structure and Operations.”



  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1994
  • B.A., Brown University, 1986 (magna cum laude)


  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • Co-Chair, Investment Funds Committee, New York State Bar Association Tax Section
  • Vice Chair, Financial Transactions Committee, American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Member, Tax Forum
  • Member, Private Investment Fund Tax Forum

Pamela Lawrence Endreny

Partner, Tax; Private Clients/Trusts and Estates