Tax Section-Deborah Paul

Debbie Paul
Deborah L. Paul
Tax Section

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 related topics.

She holds degrees from Harvard University, Harvard Law School, and New York University School of Law.