WASHINGTON (MARCH 11, 2013) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Amish M. Shah was the sole recipient of the 2013 Client Choice Award in the Corporate Tax category for Washington, D.C., compiled by Lexology.
"Amish is a significant contributor to our tax practice, and we are very pleased to have him appropriately recognized for his diligent representation of his clients," said Chair of Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group Jerome B. Libin.
Amish brings extensive experience, including a background as a Certified Public Accountant, to his thriving corporate tax practice at Sutherland, where he regularly advises clients on the tax consequences of acquisitions, dispositions and other restructurings of domestic and foreign entities. He also advises clients on financial products tax, tax accounting and tax reporting matters, regulated investment company tax issues, cross-border financing debt-equity issues, section 529 qualified tuition plans, and bankruptcy tax matters.
In addition to his corporate tax practice, Amish advises clients on incentives for renewable and alternative energy investments, and structuring renewable energy investments to maximize the availability of tax credits and other incentives. Amish also represents clients seeking U.S. Department of the Treasury grants for renewable energy projects, IRS rulings on energy tax credit matters, and advice on renewable energy IRS controversy matters.
ABOUT THE CLIENT CHOICE AWARDS.
Established in 2005, the International Law Office Client Choice Awards recognize law firms and partners around the world who stand apart for their excellent client care and the quality of their service. The criteria for the awards focus on the ability of law firms to add real value to their clients’ businesses above and beyond their competitors. Unlike other awards, only corporate counsel can submit nominations for attorneys. A list of winners is presented in Lexology’s "Client Choice Guide-USA and Canada 2013."
SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies.