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Samuel Greenberg

Samuel Greenberg

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Sam Greenberg is a tax attorney in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. His practice focuses on the taxation of domestic and international transactions. Greenberg has been named a “Rising Star” by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2013. His experience includes:
  • Advising clients on tax issues related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financings, bankruptcy and insolvency restructurings, including debtor and creditor tax considerations, loss preservation and cancellation of debt issues
  • Structuring and implementing complex formation transactions for both master limited partnerships and real estate investment trusts
  • Counseling clients in tax-free reorganizations and split-offs
  • Representing investment banks and issuers in a variety of debt and equity offerings
In addition to his legal practice, Greenberg serves on the executive committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Tax Section. Greenberg also teaches Partnership Tax at USC and Income Tax Timing at Loyola Law School as an adjunct professor. He has written extensively on a variety of tax law issues.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The New York Times
December 11, 2017
Re: Michael Simkovic

Michael Simkovic was quoted on how victims of the California wildfires might be financially impacted if the Congressional tax reform bill is made law. The deduction helps soften the blow for people who are uninsured or underinsured, and many homeowners’ policies do not cover the full value of their property, according to Simkovic.

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