Jodi J Schwartz focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs and financial instruments. Ms Schwartz has been the principal tax lawyer on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions in a wide range of industries. She was elected partner in 1990.

Ms Schwartz is recognised as one of the world’s leading lawyers in the field of taxation, including being selected by Chambers Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Who’s Who Legal, and as a tax expert by Euromoney’s Institutional Investor Expert Guides. In addition, she is a member of the executive committee and past chair of the tax section of the New York State Bar Association, and also a member of the American College of Tax Counsel.