Mark D. Kirshenbaum

Mark D. Kirshenbaum

Mark D. Kirshenbaum

Mark Kirshenbaum is a partner in Goodwin's Tax Practice. Mr. Kirshenbaum’s primary focus is on the tax and structuring aspects of complex commercial transactions and investment vehicles for clients in the real estate, investment management and technology companies sectors. His practice includes a wide range of matters including domestic and international investments, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, real estate and other transactions for clients including public and private REITs, real estate operating companies, real estate, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and other collective investment vehicles, technology companies, financial institutions, and other public and private corporations, S-corporations, LLCs and partnerships. Mr. Kirshenbaum's practice also includes tax matters related to the formation and operation of public and private REITs, and real estate, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, funds of funds, and other collective investment vehicles, as well as a broad range of financial products and securities transactions.

Professional Experience

Mr. Kirshenbaum has previous experience as internal tax counsel to a global investment bank, as well as prior law firm experience.


Mr. Kirshenbaum has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for his overall tax practice and in The Legal 500 for his work in the REIT industry. Mr. Kirshenbaum has presented at seminars and to professional organizations and written on numerous topics including REIT mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, REIT going-private transactions,"alternative asset" REITs and REIT conversions, real estate fund formation, investments by sovereign wealth funds in U.S. real estate, structuring cross-border private equity transactions, and tax considerations in financing private equity transactions.

Areas of Practice



LL.M., 2003
New York University School of Law
J.D., 1998
Columbia Law School
B.A., 1995
Cornell University



New York
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