Philadelphia, Pa. – October 18, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Networ…

Philadelphia, Pa. – October 18, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Pepper Hamilton LLP announced that Howard Goldberg, whose practice focuses on tax planning for domestic and international transactions, has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Philadelphia office.

“Howard is a terrific lawyer who will significantly enhance our burgeoning
tax practice,” said Robert E. Heideck, Pepper’s executive partner. “We are
delighted to welcome him back to Pepper.”

Mr. Goldberg was an associate with Pepper from 1995 until 1998. He
practiced at Dechert until 2000. Since then, he has been practicing in the
Philadelphia and New York offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Mr. Goldberg’s practice includes advising on mergers, acquisitions,
reorganizations, dispositions, private equity and other capital markets
transactions, and restructurings in and out of bankruptcy.

Mr. Goldberg is a frequent speaker on a variety of transactional tax matters
and is an adjunct professor at Villanova University School of Law – Graduate
Tax Program.

Mr. Goldberg is a graduate of Haverford College (B.A. in economics, 1988)
and New York University School of Law (J.D. 1994; and LL.M. in taxation,
1995). While in law school, he served as an editor of Tax Law Review. Mr.
Goldberg is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

Pepper’s Tax Practice Group assists clients with tax planning for a broad
range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, dispositions,
public offerings, reorganizations, restructurings, liquidations and
structured finance vehicles. The firm’s tax lawyers are involved in the
structure and formation of partnerships, and have significant experience in
private equity funds, hedge funds, mezzanine funds and their investments.
The tax practice also encompasses international matters, such as inbound and
outbound acquisitions and dispositions, foreign tax credit planning and
cross-border finance work.

In addition, Pepper’s practice includes tax controversy work that ranges
from large-case to single-issue controversies, and matters at the ruling
request, audit and appeals levels, as well as in the courts.

Pepper Hamilton LLP ( is a multi-practice law firm with
400 lawyers in six states and the District of Columbia. The firm provides
corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses,
governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout
the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.

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