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Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa Office Adds Of Counsel Brian Gaudet

TAMPA – Nov. 19, 2020 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has expanded its Tampa office Tax Practice with the addition of Brian Gaudet as an Of Counsel attorney.

“We welcome Brian to Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office and look forward to working closely with him as he adds additional talent to our robust Tax practice,” said David B. Weinstein, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office and chair of the firm’s national Environmental & Toxic Torts Litigation Practice. “We continue to strategically expand our Tampa attorney team and maintain our strong focus on providing our clients with the top-quality legal services.”

Gaudet assists private and public companies in creating tax-optimal legal entity structures and day-to-day transaction flows. He has wide-ranging experience handling domestic and international transactional tax work for buyers, sellers, and investors, as well as experience in state and local tax and tax incentive work, including Qualified Opportunity Zone transactions.

Gaudet also has tax and business practice experience that includes estate planning and trusts and estates administration. His corporate legal experience includes corporate governance and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring, and real estate structuring. He approaches issues tactically, with years of experience developing practical legal strategies for clients. For more than a decade, Gaudet served as Head Tax Counsel at CVS Health.

“Greenberg Traurig offers an unparalleled global platform to expand my practice, particularly in the growing area of Qualified Opportunity Zones,” Gaudet said. “I look forward to building on the firm’s Tampa office’s success and utilizing my experience to advise clients regarding their most challenging tax legal issues.”

Gaudet received his LL.M. in Tax from Boston University School of Law, a J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School, and a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts.
He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and U.S. Tax Court only. Gaudet is authorized to engage in supervised practice in Florida under the terms of Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order AOSC20-80.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa Office: Greenberg Traurig’s Tampa office represents clients in a broad array of civil and criminal litigation, trial, and appellate practice in state and federal courts — including complex and high-stakes trials — both in Florida and around the country. Our lawyers also regularly represent clients in labor & employment, real estate, environmental, land development, intellectual property & technology, corporate, bankruptcy & creditors' rights, public finance, tax, and other business planning and transactions. We work closely with our Orlando office to offer clients full-service representation in the region, with our five other Florida offices to provide seamless state-wide representation, and with dozens of Greenberg Traurig offices in the United States and abroad to provide clients with both local expertise and global reach. Five Greenberg Traurig Tampa practices are listed as top-tier by U.S. News – Best Law Firms®. Lawyers in our Tampa office are recognized in Chambers and Partners USA Guide, Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500 United States, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite, and Best Lawyers in America.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. One firm worldwide, GT has been recognized for the 14th consecutive year as having the most attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America, achieved Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification, and identified as Top 30, Best Law Firms in Client Service Performance on BTI’s Client Service A-Team, which is the only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.