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John Sweet specializes in federal income tax matters. As a partner in our Tax practice, John advises clients on a broad range of transactional tax issues.

John counsels clients on a variety of federal income tax matters in connection with domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, spin-offs and securities offerings. He also has significant experience with private equity transactions and the taxation of financial instruments and products.

John has published a number of articles on federal income tax topics.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Pennsylvania, cum laude

B.S., Lehigh University, with honors

New York

U.S. Tax Court

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Matters

Advised Post Properties in connection with its $3.9 billion merger with Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Advised Carmike Cinemas on its $1.1 billion merger with AMC Entertainment.

Advised GE Digital in connection with its $915 million acquisition of ServiceMax and its acquisition of Meridium.

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Advised Post Properties in connection with its $3.9 billion merger with Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Advised Carmike Cinemas on its $1.1 billion merger with AMC Entertainment.

Advised GE Digital in connection with its $915 million acquisition of ServiceMax and its acquisition of Meridium.

Advised SunTrust with respect to various equity and debt offerings, including offerings of index-linked notes and CDs.

Advised SunTrust in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the operating subsidiaries of Pillar Financial LLC.

Matters

Advised Post Properties in connection with its $3.9 billion merger with Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Advised Carmike Cinemas on its $1.1 billion merger with AMC Entertainment.

Advised GE Digital in connection with its $915 million acquisition of ServiceMax and its acquisition of Meridium.

See more
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Matters

Advised Post Properties in connection with its $3.9 billion merger with Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Advised Carmike Cinemas on its $1.1 billion merger with AMC Entertainment.

Advised GE Digital in connection with its $915 million acquisition of ServiceMax and its acquisition of Meridium.

Advised SunTrust with respect to various equity and debt offerings, including offerings of index-linked notes and CDs.

Advised SunTrust in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the operating subsidiaries of Pillar Financial LLC.

Credentials

J.D., University of Pennsylvania, cum laude

B.S., Lehigh University, with honors

New York

U.S. Tax Court

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association