Scott M. Levine

Scott Levine advises on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, spin-offs and other divestitures, restructurings, financings, and joint ventures. He also has negotiated private letter rulings with the Internal Revenue Service in the corporate, financial instruments, and energy credit tax areas. He has advised on the tax aspects of structuring cross-border acquisitions and financial instruments.

Scott advised Procter & Gamble on the sale of its pet foods business to Mars, Essilor in its buy out of PPG's interest in Transitions, and Lam Research on its acquisition of Novellus Systems. In the renewable energy sector, he advised SunPower on its acquisition of PowerLight and Solyndra on issues related to solar energy credits. Other representative clients include Abbott Labs, American Greetings, Bank of America, Celgene, Dow Corning, Monsanto, and T-Mobile. [1]