Moshe Spinowitz


Moshe Spinowitz represents clients on a range of tax matters related to corporate transactions, including public and private company mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on international tax matters, cross-border acquisitions, and post-acquisition integration and restructuring transactions.

In addition, Mr. Spinowitz advises clients on a range of tax controversy matters during all phases of IRS audits and appeals.

Mr. Spinowitz’s experience includes advising a multinational pharmaceutical company in connection with the integration and restructuring of its operations following a large cross-border acquisition, advising pharmaceutical and technology companies in connection with the structuring of their intellectual property holdings, and successfully representing several multinational corporations before IRS appeals in connection with intercompany financing transactions.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Spinowitz served as a law clerk to Judge Michael Boudin on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and Justice Antonin Scalia on the United States Supreme Court.

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2006 (magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Harvard Law Review)

B.A., Harvard College, 2002 (summa cum laude)


Law Clerk to Judge Michael Boudin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Law Clerk to Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, U.S. Supreme Court

Related Practices


"New Regulations Address Outbound Transfers and Transfer Pricing"

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

"Challenging the IRS Anti-Inversion Notice: A Hollow Threat"

Skadden's 2015 Insights - Regulatory

View All ›

Search for a Professional