Meticulous and a clear communicator, tax attorney Albert Farr enjoys solving complex business tax questions and is keen on developing practical and efficient tax solutions for his clients. He focuses his practice on advising clients regarding transactional tax matters and providing buy-side and sell-side tax counsel on various transactions throughout the business life cycle.
In particular, Albert advises multinational strategic and private equity clients on transaction tax structuring, tax diligence, and a range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and dispositions.
He coordinates with tax teams across multiple jurisdictions and assesses relevant U.S. and international accounting, tax, and corporate issues. Through such analysis, Albert helps clients implement tax-efficient organizational structures in connection with inbound and outbound negotiated and multiple-bid auction transactions, and is dedicated to crafting and offering clients strategic U.S. and non-U.S. tax advice.
In addition, Albert works with private investment fund clients on the tax aspects of fund formations, financings, and compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Albert refined his comprehensive transactional tax skills working in the New York office of a global law firm and with a Big Four accounting firm. Before turning to private practice and during law school, he was a legal extern with the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel and a summer associate with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, American Bar Association Tax Section
Member, New York State Bar Tax Section
Member, Swiss Society of New York
Tulane University Law School Robert B. Acomb, III Award for most outstanding journal comment
New York Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2022-2023
The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2024