Ana O'Brien is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins. Her practice focuses primarily on the federal taxation of corporations, partnerships and real estate investment trusts in a variety of US and international contexts. Ms. O’Brien advises clients on tax issues associated with mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and joint ventures. She is particularly experienced in taxation of REITs and has represented a number of REITs in connection with formation transactions, securities offerings, acquisitions, joint ventures and ongoing operational matters.
Ms. O’Brien presented “An Overview of UPREITs and DownREITs” at the 2016 USC Tax Institute. Ms. O’Brien is a member of the Women’s Leadership Council.