Deborah L. Paul
Deborah L. Paul, Esq. of New York (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen
& Katz) is the chair of the Tax Section.
Paul is a partner in the Tax Department at her firm where
she focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and
acquisitions, joint ventures, spinoffs and financial instruments. She has been
the principal tax lawyer on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions, in
a wide array of industries, including telecommunications, oil and gas, food,
defense and energy.
An active member for 26 years, Paul has been a frequent
panelist at NYSBA conferences on tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and
She holds degrees from Harvard University, Harvard Law
School, and New York University School of Law.