Press Release December 02, 2019

Tax Partner Romina Weiss Joins Goodwin’s Growing Platform

December 2, 2019 — New York, NY — Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Romina Weiss has joined the firm’s Tax practice as a partner in the New York office, adding to the growth of the firm’s transactional practice at the intersection of capital and innovation.

“Goodwin’s tax practice plays an integral role in supporting our clients across the private equity, technology, life sciences, real estate and financial industries,” said Neal Sandford, chair of Goodwin’s Tax practice. “Adding an experienced tax partner of Romina’s caliber is a significant advantage as we continue to expand Goodwin’s unique capital-meets-innovation platform across these key industries. We are thrilled to welcome Romina to the Goodwin partnership.”

Weiss advises public and private U.S. and international companies and private investment funds on tax issues arising from complex business transactions. She has deep experience advising both innovators and investors. Weiss has particular expertise in the organization of private equity funds, including buyout and secondary funds, and advising them on continuing operations, portfolio investments and M&A transactions. She also advises clients on the tax aspects of capital-raising activities, such as IPOs, equity derivatives and debt offerings.

Weiss graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and received her B.A. summa cum laude from Columbia University. She is a member of the New York State Bar.

Weiss can be reached at rweiss@goodwinlaw.com and 212.813.8886.

Goodwin advises on the full range of international, national, regional and state tax issues that arise in structuring strategic, commercial and financial transactions and investment products. The firm’s tax lawyers create tax-efficient structures and provide practical solutions to the complex tax issues that challenge clients and help them gain a competitive advantage by creating structures designed to solve the tax issues faced by their counterparties as well.