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Andrew S. Mason

Partner

Andrew S. Mason

Partner
New York +1-212-558-3759+1-212-558-3759 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
masona@sullcrom.com

Andrew Mason is a partner in the Firm’s Tax Group who regularly works on a wide variety of federal and state tax matters, including real estate, mergers, acquisitions, project finance, leveraged lease, joint ventures, international transactions and matters involving the Firm’s individual clients. Mr. Mason represents clients in connection with adjustments proposed by the Internal Revenue Service. He also has experience handling New York state tax controversies. Mr. Mason has successfully worked on matters in the New York conciliation process and has appeared before the New York Tax Tribunal.

He is familiar with issues facing major banks, having served as counsel to The Clearing House Tax Committee for over 20 years.

Mr. Mason has lectured at a number of tax conferences and served as chairman of the Committee on Taxation of Partnerships and Other Pass-Through Entities of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. In 2009, he was named to Loyalty Alliance’s short list of trusted and well qualified tax attorneys.

Recent Recognitions

  • The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2005, 2006, 2007, 2011)
  • The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2013)
  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004-2005)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2014)
  • Who’s Who in American Law (2009-2010)
  • The Legal 500, United States, Volume IV (2007, 2009-2013)
  • New York Super Lawyers (2006-2013)
  • Conde Nast Portfolio.com, 10 Best M&A Tax Attorneys (2007)


SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • AT&T in its acquisition of BellSouth
  • Wachovia in its acquisition by Wells Fargo and its acquisition of SouthTrust
  • Goldman Sachs in its initial public offering and acquisition of Spear Leeds, The Hull Group and AYCO
  • Sanford Bernstein in its sale to Alliance Capital
  • The Bank of New York’s acquisition of Ivy Asset Management
  • Brundage Story & Rose in its sale to Bessemer Trust Company
  • Cadillac Fairview in the sale of its interests in U.S. shopping malls
  • Spieker Properties in its merger with Equity Office Properties
  • Sunstone Hotel Investors in its initial public offering
  • Strategic Hotel Investors in its initial public offering
  • Whitehall Street Funds in a variety of different real estate investments, including its investments in Rockefeller Center, a number of real estate investment trusts, Westin and other properties throughout the United States, Canada and Europe
  • Kearney Street Real Estate Limited Partnership in the public and private securitization of non-performing loans
  • An investment group, including a number of prominent U.S. investors, in the acquisition of the Canary Wharf real estate development in the United Kingdom