Jeffrey G. Kramer, Tax and Finance Veteran, Joins Epstein Becker GreenSeptember 14, 2015
PRINCETON, NJ (SEPTEMBER 14, 2015) – Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce that Jeffrey G. Kramer, a tax, corporate, and finance attorney who has worked in both the private and public sectors and has extensive experience with clients in the health care industry, has joined as a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences and Corporate Services practices. Mr. Kramer will be based in the firm’s offices in Newark and Princeton (which will officially open later this month).
Mr. Kramer joins EBG from DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP, where he concentrated on taxation, business law, and finance. He acted as special tax counsel in business transactions, including cross-border acquisitions. Mr. Kramer has closed multiple M&A transactions with purchase prices in excess of $100 million. In the field of private sector finance, he acts as company counsel and lender’s or investor’s counsel in various types of equity and debt offerings. In the public sector, Mr. Kramer acts as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and special tax counsel in various types of transactions, including hospital, university, housing, and other public and private projects, with several transactions valued well in excess of $1 billion.
“We are pleased to have Jeff join the firm and enhance our focus on health care and labor and employment, and the intersection of the two,” said George Breen, Chair of the firm’s National Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Steering Committee. “Our health care industry clients, particularly hospitals and health systems, and our attorneys will benefit from Jeff’s finance background and substantial tax experience.”
At EBG, Mr. Kramer will focus his practice on the following:
- Providing tax advice on business structuring, operations, and transactions
- Prosecuting private letter ruling requests
- Representing parties before the Internal Revenue Service and the New Jersey Division of Taxation
- Advising clients in connection with the selection of a business structure and the preparation of the appropriate form of agreement
- Counseling on the formation and dissolution of businesses, financing alternatives, leasing matters, purchases and sales of businesses, licensing, distribution, employment contracts, non-ERISA employee benefit plans, noncompete agreements, and confidentiality agreements
“Epstein Becker Green’s reputation as a leading national law firm with deep experience in health care and labor and employment, with superior client service, precedes itself,” said Mr. Kramer. “I am looking forward to being able to provide my existing client base with enhanced representation, as I begin working with some of the brightest minds in the legal industry.”
Earlier this year, EBG welcomed a prominent group of health care attorneys in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices. The firm’s Health Care and Life Sciences practice has been recognized by Law360 as a “Health Care Practice Group of the Year.”
About Epstein Becker Green
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in offices throughout the U.S. and supporting clients in the U.S. and abroad, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.