Jay Singer joins Shearman & Sterling as tax partner

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling has roped in Jay Singer as partner to the firm’s tax practice. Jay will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Having started his career in the IRS national office, Jay has advised major public companies on cross-border spin-offs and tax-efficient structuring of complex acquisitions and dispositions. Jay also brings a wealth of experience on general corporate and international tax advice.

David Beveridge, Senior Partner of Shearman & Sterling, said: “Jay’s arrival further strengthens our expanding US and global tax practice, and we are confident that he will deliver significant value and expertise to our growing roster of corporate clients undergoing various business transformations. His appointment marks another step in our growth strategy to provide excellent client service.”

Jay Singer commented: “Shearman & Sterling has an extremely talented group of tax lawyers and transactional attorneys, and I am excited to join such a successful team. This is a fantastic opportunity for me to grow my practice and be part of an expanding and exceptional firm.”