Debevoise & Plimpton partner set to assume chairmanship of the NYSBA’s Tax Section
David H Schnabel, a tax partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, is to assume the chairmanship of the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA’s) Tax Section. He will succeed Diana L Wollman, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, who is leaving for a senior role at the Internal Revenue Service.
Schnabel, a member of Debevoise & Plimpton’s Management Committee, focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions for corporate clients and private equity, as well as acquisition financing and private fund formation.
He is recognised as a leading corporate tax lawyer by Chambers USA (2010-12). He is also recommended by The Legal 500 US (2011-12).
Schnabel is the current first vice-chair of the NYSBA’s Tax Section and is a former co-chair of the Investment Funds Committee, the Consolidated Returns Committee and the Partnership Committee. He is also a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a frequent speaker on the tax aspects of M&A and private equity, including at the NYSBA Annual Meeting.
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