Friedman's Arrival Continues Growth of Tax Practice after Two Partners Hired in September

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2021 – Leading international law firm Proskauer announced today that Robert Friedman has joined the Firm as a partner in the Tax Practice of the Los Angeles office, bolstering the Firm's transactional tax practice and enhancing tax capabilities for a broad range of transactions. He is the third partner to join the Firm's market-leading Tax Practice since September. Last month, Proskauer welcomed partners Daniel Paulos and David Teigman.

"Robert's deep knowledge of transactional tax law, and particular focus on public and private mergers and acquisitions, adds depth to our transactional tax practice and our growing West Coast presence," said Partner Ira Bogner, chair of the Firm's Tax Department. "We are excited to welcome him to Proskauer and l look forward to working together as trusted advisors to our clients."

Robert advises clients on all aspects of corporate and partnership tax matters, including: tax aspects of private and public mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures; private equity fund formation; financial products; and utility and gas tax issues. His broad-based practice includes SPACs, credit agreements, cross-border matters, fund matters and securities offerings.

"We are delighted to welcome Robert to Proskauer. His diverse skill set and experience with a range of clients – public and private, large and small – will play a key role for clients as we help them navigate their most pressing business issues," said Daryn Grossman, Managing Partner of Proskauer. "Robert will be an invaluable asset to both clients and our team."

Robert received both his Bachelor's Degree and J.D. from Yeshiva University and his LL.M from New York University. He joins Proskauer from Troutman Pepper.

"From mid-market to mega deals, Proskauer has played an integral role on many significant transactions. I am excited to join such a dynamic team of lawyers as we continue to serve clients on their domestic and cross-border transactions," said Robert Friedman.