Jonathan S. Brenner
Caplin & Drysdale
Jonathan S. Brenner Member

P: (212) 379-6050

F: (212) 379-6001

New York Office


Illustrations of how Mr. Brenner serves his clients include:

  • Restructuring foreign and domestic businesses in response to the enactment of the TCJA.
  • Structuring the coordinated sale of music publishing rights by a group of foreign and domestic entities.
  • Representing principals in establishing, operating, and restructuring hedge fund, LBO, venture capital, and real estate investment partnerships and management companies with respect thereto.
  • Serving as outside general counsel and supervising the operations of a family office/captive hedge fund. Overseeing relationships with regulatory counsel, administrators, custodians, auditors, and prime brokers.
  • Representing numerous high-level executives, either joining or leaving fund management companies, in substantial executive compensation negotiations.
  • Serving as principal advisor to a manufacturing company through three successive LBOs.
  • Restructuring U.S. and U.K. management companies for a family of event-driven funds following the retirement of the founding principal.
  • Restructuring a manufacturing company to accommodate future acquisitions and incentivize management.
  • Recapitalizing the management company for a family of real estate funds to provide for succession planning.

Professional Activities

Mr. Brenner stays well-versed in the latest developments in his practice area as an active member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association's Tax Section.

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  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1984
  • J.D., The University of Michigan Law School, 1980, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • A.B., Hamilton College, 1977

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Claims Court
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