Steven D. Bortnick is a partner in the Tax Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Princeton and New York offices. Mr. Bortnick focuses his practice on domestic and international tax and private equity matters.
Mr. Bortnick handles a broad range of transactions, including asset, stock, cross-border and domestic acquisitions, tax-free spinoffs, recapitalizations and reorganizations. He is experienced in, and a significant portion of his practice is devoted to, the structuring of domestic and international private equity transactions from tax and venture capital operating company standpoints. He advises business organizations on a variety of tax issues, and he has been involved in the formation of private equity and hedge funds.
Mr. Bortnick is on the advisory board of the Practical US/International Tax Strategies.
An active speaker and author, Mr. Bortnick has written materials and spoken for several major private equity tax conferences. Topics of his presentations include private equity, venture capital, cross-border investing, venture capital operating company issues, and merger and acquisition tax issues.
Before joining Pepper in 2007, he practiced in the New York office of Dechert LLP.