Robert Garner is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group. Robert concentrates his practice on federal income tax planning with respect to a wide variety of transactions. He works closely with private equity managers, strategic investors, and entrepreneurs on tax consequences related to acquisitions, dispositions, reorganizations, and recapitalizations. In addition, Robert also has extensive experience in conducting all aspects of federal/state tax due diligence on potential acquisition targets and in modeling tax basis step-ups.
Robert joins the firm from Duff & Phelps, where he was Vice President, Transaction Advisory Services, and prior to that, he held positions with PwC and McDermott Will & Emery. He has a Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation from Northwestern University School of Law and a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.