H. Neal Sandford

H. Neal Sandford

H. Neal Sandford

Neal Sandford, a partner in and Chair of Goodwin’s Tax Practice, specializes in structuring tax-sensitive commercial transactions. Mr. Sandford's practice includes the organization and operation of REITs, investment funds and other collective investment arrangements; corporate mergers and acquisitions; asset acquisitions and dispositions; the organization and operation of partnerships and joint ventures; transactions involving S corporations; investments by tax-exempt and foreign investors; corporate and partnership restructurings; real estate transactions; equity-based compensation arrangements; international tax issues; and workouts.

Professional Activities

Mr. Sandford is a member of the Boston and American Bar Associations.


Mr. Sandford has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, U.S. News-Best Lawyers and The Legal 500 U.S.

Areas of Practice



J.D., 1987
University of Virginia School of Law
B.A., 1983
Yale University

(magna cum laude)


1987 to 1988 U.S. District Court of Connecticut, Honorable M. Joseph Blumenfeld



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