Burt Rosen, a retired partner, was a member of the firm’s Tax Department, as well as a member of the Equipment Finance, Project Finance and Structured Finance Groups. His practice focused on the tax aspects of sophisticated financing transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Rosen was recognized as a leader in tax law by The Legal 500 US and Chambers USA where he was recognized by clients as “incredibly smart” and “super practical.” He was also recommended by Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers.
Mr. Rosen is widely published on various tax-related topics, including most recently co-authoring “Reopening an ‘Amend and Extend’ – Tax Considerations,” published in Practicing Law Institute Leveraged Financing Course Handbook (February 2013); and “New IRS Regulations on Debt Issuances,” published in Practicing Law Institute Leveraged Financing Course Handbook (February 2013). In addition, Mr. Rosen is the author of “Financing Aircraft with FSCs: A Lessee Counsel’s Perspective,” published in The Equipment Finance Journal (May/June 1991); co-author of “A Guide to the Taxation of Cross-Border Leasing,” published in International Tax Review, U.S. Section (February 1992); and a contributing author to “International Mergers and Acquisitions,” Kluwer Law International (1999).
Mr. Rosen joined Debevoise in 1979 and became a partner in 1988. He received his B.A. and B.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1976, his J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1979 and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University in 1985.