Steve Legatzke Presenting on the Corporate Transparency Act at Meritas’ Annual Meeting in Chicago
Stephen Legatzke is a Principal in the firm's Corporate & Tax Group. He represents clients in corporate, partnership, and individual income tax planning, structured financial transactions, M&A transactions, international lending, executive compensation, debt workouts, and tax controversy matters.
Steve represents international financial institutions, private equity firms, and large and mid-size domestic and foreign corporations, LLCs, and partnerships in federal and state tax planning and taxation of financial products. He has extensive experience with corporate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, structured finance transactions, including securitizations, cross-border financing and tax controversy matters. He also has represented both individuals and businesses with respect to compensation tax issues, including nonqualified options, profits interests, nonqualified deferred compensation, and sections 162(m), 280G and 409A compliance.
Steve also advises lenders and debtors with respect to the tax issues arising from debt workouts, modifications, debt-equity swaps, foreclosure and cancellation of debt tax reporting responsibilities, trust fund tax penalties, and federal tax liens.
– Political Science and Government, with highest honors
– Phi Beta Kappa