Edward E. Gonzalez - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Edward E. Gonzalez

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 212-735-3160

Edward Gonzalez handles the tax aspects of a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, U.S. and non-U.S. financial instruments, leveraged buyouts, private equity investments, cross-border financial transactions, debt restructurings, asset-based financings, derivatives and tax controversies. Mr. Gonzalez has advised investment banks, corporations and investment partnerships in the structuring of various acquisitions, financings and refinancings. He also has represented Australian, Japanese, Latin American and European corporations in structuring their investments in the United States, and non-U.S. issuers in raising capital in the United States.

Mr. Gonzalez has worked in the development of innovative financial products such as “tracking stock” (General Motors Class E Stock), 100-year debt, trust preferred securities, financial institution regulatory capital products for both U.S. and non-U.S. financial institutions, and “basket D” securities. He has worked on issues raised by offshore funds investing in the United States, and he has worked extensively with real estate investment trusts (REITs) including the development of the first timber REIT.

Princeton UniversityAB Columbia UniversityJ.D.

Client Comments

"We depend on Ed for a variety of matters, and he is an excellent outside lawyer who is exactly what every tax director needs -- thoughtful, responsive, and extremely helpful in getting issues resolved."

"Edward Gonzalez is a highly intelligent, creative, and principled problem-solving lawyer."

"Edward Gonzalez is highly regarded, extremely responsive, has excellent judgment, and is user friendly."

-Shimon Edelstein
Fortress

"Edward Gonzalez has a breadth of knowledge and specific grasp of international tax. He has an impressive ability to always respond in a timely fashion. Edward is always willing to refer within his firm whenever appropriate."

"He is an excellent tax lawyer with a first-rate mind, and a problem solver with fantastic judgment."

Office Location

Four Times Square
New York, NY 10036
United States


Practice Areas

Tax Law