Peter Furci is a broad-gauge tax lawyer who serves as Co-Chair of Debevoise’s global tax practice. He specializes in M&A, investment fund formation and general corporate transactions. He works closely with Debevoise’s Private Equity, Family Enterprise, Corporate M&A and Latin America Groups.
Over the years, Mr. Furci has built a reputation as a creative and commercial problem solver. He is listed as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers USA, where clients have described him as “extremely smart,” “with a solid base of experience in deals and a good sense of market trends.” Clients have noted that he “consistently produces high-quality work and is very responsive. I always have full confidence he'll do an outstanding job,” adding that he is “a phenomenal tax lawyer who is practical and solution-oriented. He gets things done with no surprises.” Mr. Furci is also recognized by The Legal 500 US, where sources have noted he is “outstanding, proactive and thoughtful” and “simply the best tax lawyer I have ever worked with.” Peter was named by Law360 as one of its 2015 MVPs for tax.
A frequent writer and speaker on tax and private equity, Mr. Furci is an adjunct professor of tax law at New York University Law School and serves on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section. He is also a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. His practice has a heavy international dimension, often helped by the fact that he is proficient in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.
Mr. Furci joined Debevoise in 1995 and became a partner in 2003. He has a B.A. cum laude from Dartmouth College and a J.D. magna cum laude from New York University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Tax Law Review. He received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University in 1999.