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Laurie Abramowitz

Laurie Abramowitz

Chair, Tax & Private Clients Department

New York
T: +1 212 836 7038
F: +1 212 836 8689

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  • New York University
    LLM, Taxation, 1993
  • New York University
    JD/MBA, 1987
  • Brown University
    BA, magna cum laude, 1983, Phi Beta Kappa


  • New York


  • New York State Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

Laurie Abramowitz is a partner and chair of Kaye Scholer’s Tax Department. She handles all aspects of tax work for corporations, partnerships, high-net-worth individuals and tax-exempt organizations. Her practice is broad-based and involves tax planning for a wide variety of transactions and structuring, negotiating and documenting complex corporate transactions and private equity structures, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, reorganizations, financing transactions, private and public debt and equity offerings and restructurings, many of which have international implications.

Laurie regularly represents private equity funds in structuring acquisitions, dispositions and management equity participations. She is experienced in structuring joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies and drafting partnership agreements and tax allocations therein.

In addition, Laurie has substantial experience in forming and advising tax-exempt organizations on tax issues including private inurement, self-dealing, unrelated business taxable income, fractions rule compliance and excess benefit transactions.