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New York-based Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Eli Katz has joined the firm as a tax counsel in the project finance and tax practices division.

Katz is joining Chadbourne's New York office from GE, where he held various tax leadership positions, most recently as vice president of tax planning, and counsel for GE's energy financial services business. He was involved in renewable energy project finance investments, including wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and biofuels, and also managed a variety of energy asset acquisitions and dispositions.

"Eli is a great addition to our team with his experience in tax equity financings for renewable energy projects, new markets tax credits, complicated leasing transactions and other forms of structured finance," says Keith Martin, a tax partner at Chadbourne & Park.

Katz has a degree in accounting from Touro College, a Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law and a master of laws in taxation from New York University School of Law.

SOURCE: Chadbourne & Parke LLP


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