Adam Halpern is the Chair of the tax group at Fenwick & West LLP. His practice focuses on the US federal income taxation of international transactions. He advises clients on the US tax treatment of cross-border company formations, operations and restructurings, as well as general tax planning. He has successfully represented clients in numerous tax controversies, from audit defense to Appeals to litigation.
Adam also has substantial experience representing buyers and sellers in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, as well as post-acquisition integration.
Adam is a frequent speaker at conferences on US international income taxation, regularly speaking at TEI and PLI tax conferences, among others. He is a lecturer in law at Stanford Law School, teaching classes in US international income tax.