With over 25 years of experience, Tom advises clients on the tax aspects of business transactions and investments. 


As a member of the Business Tax Group within the Firm's Corporate Finance Division, he counsels corporate clients on the myriad tax implications of business transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, strategic joint ventures, private equity and capital markets transactions, restructurings, financings and workouts. He has assisted clients in obtaining private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service and also represents clients in state and federal tax controversy matters, including audits, administrative appeals and tax litigation.

He advises private equity sponsors on tax issues in connection with the acquisition and disposition of their portfolio companies and tax matters related to fund formation and structure, as well as investors in connection with their investments in private equity funds and hedge funds. Tom also counsels on the formation and operation of public and private REITs, and debt and equity offerings by public REITs. In addition, Tom advises clients on federal tax issues involving securitizations, including REMICs and other asset-backed financings.  Tom also provides tax advice to clients in connection with acquisitions and dispositions of renewable energy projects, including with respect to qualification for energy tax credits, including the production tax credit and the investment tax credit with respect to renewable energy projects. 

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Speaking Engagements

"Tax Consideration in Structuring an M&A Transaction", Stinson LLP Webinar, September 2022 

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Bar Association, Tax Section

Illinois State Bar Association, Federal Taxation Section and State & Local Taxation Section

Chicago Bar Association, Federal Tax Committee and State & Local Tax Committee


  • Illinois
  • New York
  • Missouri


Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 1994

University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1993

Georgetown University, B.A., 1989

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