Andrew Walker, a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Tax Group, has been a partner since 2002.
Primary Focus & Experience
Mr. Walker focuses in international federal income tax matters. His practice focuses on the taxation of complex financing transactions, financial products and derivatives, US and foreign securities offerings, structured finance and asset securitization transactions and investment funds. He has significant experience advising on the tax aspects of cross-border restructurings, refinancing, workouts, strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions.
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Mr. Walker has particular expertise in structuring tax efficient solutions that facilitate inbound investment by funds, foreign investors and sovereign investors in a variety of evolving asset classes, including middle market and distressed debt, transportation-related assets and leased assets, life settlements, litigation settlements and real estate.
Mr. Walker is a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section and serves as co-chair of the Committee on Cross-border Capital Markets. He was previously co-chair of the Committee on US Activities of Foreign Taxpayers and the Committee on Reorganizations. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Tax Section), the Committee on the Taxation of Business Entities of the New York City Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association, the Tax Forum and the Tax Club.
Recognition & Accomplishments
Mr. Walker has consistently been recognized a leading tax lawyer by Chambers USA. Articles by Mr. Walker appear in a number of publications, including the Tax Lawyer, the Journal of Corporate Taxation, Derivatives Magazine and the Journal of Tax Exempt Organizations and he is a regular speaker on federal income tax topics to groups like the American Bar Association, the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, and the Committee of Banking Institutions on Taxation (CBIT).