EILEEN MARSHALL

Partner
Tax

EXPERIENCE:

Eileen Marshall is a partner in the tax practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Based in the Washington, D.C., and Palo Alto offices, Eileen's practice includes all aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, tax-free reorganizations, taxable and tax-free spin-offs, incorporations, and partnership formations. She also has significant experience advising on tax issues in connection with public and private equity and debt financings and restructurings.

EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1996
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1989
    Summa Cum Laude
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Officer, Corporate Tax Committee, American Bar Association Taxation Section
  • Former Chair, Financial Transactions Committee, American Bar Association Taxation Section
  • Former Chair, Financial Products Committee, District of Columbia Bar Association Tax Section
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Taxation Section
  • Member, American Bar Association Taxation Section
HONORS:
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions of Washington DC Super Lawyers
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
  • Co-author, "A User's Guide to Call Spread Convertibles," Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions, Practising Law Institute, 2009
  • "Practical Run-Ins between Conventional Convertible Debt Instruments and Certain Interest Disallowance Provisions of the Code," Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions, Practising Law Institute, 2008
  • Co-author, "Structuring the Corporate Start-Up," New York University 64th Annual Institute on Federal Taxation, 2006
  • Co-author, "More from the Abyss of Debt and Equity," New York University 63rd Annual Institute on Federal Taxation, 2005
SELECT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

Eileen speaks regularly on panels for the District of Columbia Bar Taxation Section and the American Bar Association Taxation Section. She also has spoken at the Practising Law Institute, New York University Annual Institute on Federal Taxation, and Tax Executives Institute. Select speaking engagements include:

  • "Final Section 385 Regulations: How Will the Documentation Rules Apply in the Real World," American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee, Financial Transactions Committee, January 20, 2017
  • "Current Issues in Section 305," District of Columbia Bar Taxation Section, Corporate Tax Committee, December 14, 2016
  • "High Tech M&A Developments: Selected Topics," 32nd Annual Tax Executives Institute (TEI)-San Jose State University High Tech Tax Institute, November 8, 2016
  • "Financial Products Issues in M&A Transactions," Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations and Restructurings, Practising Law Institute, November 4, 2016
  • "A Little of This, a Little of That: Cherry-Picking Gains and Losses in Transactions," American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee, Corporate Tax Committee, May 7, 2016
  • "The Cottage Savings Regulations Revisited," American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee, Financial Transactions Committee, January 29, 2016
  • "Liability Assumptions," Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions, Practising Law Institute, January 19, 2016
  • "Not Free from Doubt: Corporate Tax Opinions," American Bar Association Taxation Section, Corporate Tax Committee, May 9, 2015
  • "Selected Financial Products Issues in M&A Transactions," American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee, Financial Transactions Committee, September 19, 2014
  • "Pilgrim's Progress or Dead-End Street? Section 1234A," American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee, Financial Transactions Committee, May 9, 2014
  • "M&A and Section 367," Basics of International Taxation, Practising Law Institute, July 23, 2013
  • "Short Derivatives: Selected Issues," American Bar Association Taxation Section Committee, Financial Transactions Committee, February 17, 2012
  • "Practical Issues Arising from Equity-Flavored Debt Issuances," Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions, Practising Law Institute, April 14, 2009
ADMISSIONS:
  • Bar of the District of Columbia
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of New York

Contact Information

1700 K Street, NW
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone | 202-973-8884

650 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone | 650-493-9300

Email | Eileen MarshallEMarshall@wsgr.com


Areas of Expertise

Print to PDF