Sydney Unger practices in the area of tax law with a concentration in corporate and joint venture matters. He has considerable experience in working with clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and bankruptcy workouts, leveraged leasing transactions and IRS and New York controversy matters.
He is a frequent lecturer and author and, in addition to his various bar memberships, he is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Unger is a former Adjunct Professor at New York Law School (LL.M. in Taxation Program). Through 1999, he was Chair of the Committee on Taxation of Corporations of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, having previously served as Vice-Chair of such Committee for three years. Mr. Unger is a former Managing Editor and Articles Editor of The Tax Lawyer, which is the quarterly publication of the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association.
New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1979
New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1974
New York University Graduate School of Business Administration, M.B.A., with distinction, 1970
University of Chicago, B.A., 1968
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Claims
U.S. District Court (Southern and Eastern Districts of New York)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Chair, Committee on Taxation of Corporations, 1996–1999; Vice Chair, 1994–96)
New York State Bar Association (Tax Section and Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreign Taxpayers)
American Bar Association (Chairman, The Tax Lawyer Subcommittee; Publications Committee, Section of Taxation, 1984–87; Managing Editor, The Tax Lawyer, 1984–87; Articles Editor, 1981–84)
International Fiscal Association