Meghan E. McCarthy focuses her practice on US tax matters and commercial considerations related to the efficient structuring and implementation of transactions and business relationships. She counsels institutional investors, including sovereign wealth funds, qualified foreign pension funds, and US tax-exempt investors, in their capacity as private fund investors, including in underlying real estate, energy, and infrastructure assets. Meghan assists private fund sponsors with the tax aspects of fund formation matters, from fund structuring and documentation to investor-specific structuring discussions and side letter negotiations. Her transactional tax practice also focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and credit and capital markets financing transactions, among other corporate transactions.
Meghan has experience with a wide range of cross-border tax issues, including withholding tax matters and the application of tax treaties. She also assists clients in obtaining administrative rulings from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Boston College Law School, 2011, J.D.
Cornell University, 2006, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Rising Star, Tax: US taxes: non-contentious, The Legal 500 US (2019–2023)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Tax, Law360 (2017)