Paul Patrow advises corporations on tax strategies during business formation and transactions. He is experienced in acquisitions, dispositions, financings, private equity transactions, and domestic and international joint ventures.

Investment Tax Issues

Paul also represents private equity and hedge fund sponsors in connection with the formation and operation of investment funds and the acquisition and disposition of investments. Additionally, he advises venture capital investors on the tax implications of their investments in operating companies and counsels operating companies on their funding by venture capital and angel investors.

Real Estate Tax Issues

Paul also assists with tax planning for domestic and international real estate investment transactions and with the tax aspects of bankruptcy and private workouts.

Past Experience

Paul was formerly a partner with the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis.


Bar Admissions



University of Chicago Law School
J.D. (2000)

University of Minnesota, Duluth
B.A. magna cum laude (1996)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Mastering Partnership Minimum Gain Chargeback Provisions for the Tax Professional
    Panelist, Strafford Publications webinar, 2016
  • Tax Considerations for Executives and Management Teams in Corporate Transactions
    Panelist, Midyear Meeting, American Bar Association - Section of Taxation, 2015
  • Basis Planning with Pass Through Entities
    Panelist, Joint Fall CLE Meeting, American Bar Association - Section of Taxation, 2014

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