Contact: Greg Kershaw
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TAX PARTNER PETER ELIAS REJOINS FOLEY
Attorney to Chair Firm’s West Coast Tax Practice
SAN DIEGO – July 24, 2007 – Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Peter J. Elias rejoined the firm’s San Diego office as a partner and chair of the firm’s West Coast Tax & Individual Planning Practice. He also is a member of the firm’s Business Law Department.
“We are delighted to have Pete back on our team,” said Van A. Tengberg, managing partner of the firm’s San Diego office. “His outstanding reputation within the corporate community is consistent with our client-focused business philosophy. Pete’s tax experience will continue to be an invaluable resource for our clients, who are thrilled he has returned to Foley.”
Elias will focus his practice extensively in the fund formation and private equity areas, advising promoters and investors on all types of pooled investment vehicles, including real estate and opportunity funds, hedge funds and venture capital funds. He will continue to advise clients on joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, project finance transactions, strategic investments and real estate transactions. Elias also creates and implements tax-advantaged structures for business and investment transactions.
Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.
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