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Ranked, National Tier 1: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2012)
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- New York
Richard S. Zarin is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice resident in the New York office. Mr. Zarin provides counseling on tax matters involving international and domestic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, the formation and operation of joint ventures, debt and equity restructurings, and securities offerings. His clients, for whom he provides counseling with respect to both transactions and ongoing planning, include companies in the media, financial services, aviation and shipping industries, and the education sector. Mr. Zarin also represents organizers of and investors in onshore and offshore investment funds and other alternative investment vehicles with a broad range of investment objectives, including private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds.
Mr. Zarin served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Max Rosenn, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in 1985–86.
Mr. Zarin is admitted to practice in New York.
- Columbia University Law School, 1985, J.D.
- Amherst College, 1981, B.A., Magna Cum Laude