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Pallav Raghuvanshi focuses his practice on U.S. and international tax matters in the context of corporate expansion, restructurings and mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies. He has broad experience with advising various complex cross-border transactions involving issues related to foreign tax credits, tax treaties, holding companies, controlled foreign corporations, and other restructuring issues such as spin-offs and taxable and tax-free corporate acquisitions and reorganizations. Pallav also advises non-U.S. clients with their U.S. inbound tax planning, including, foreign investment in U.S. real property, expansion of U.S. business operations, and investment in U.S. securities. He advises clients on formation and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds and hedge funds, particularly related to international tax issues involving U.S. and non-U.S. investors (including, taxable and tax-exempt investors, sovereign wealth funds, and qualified foreign pension funds).

Pallav also advises domestic and cross-border debt restructuring, debt workouts, and bankruptcy tax matters for both debtors and creditors.

Pallav also has wide-ranging experience with tax matters related to transactions involving blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

Pallav advises clients across a broad range of industries, including, banking and financial services, gaming, technology, retail, media and entertainment, consumer products, telecommunications, transportation, health care, and blockchain.


  • Tax planning for international transactions and investments
  • Investment by foreign investors in U.S. real property (FIRPTA)
  • Inbound and outbound cross border mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and joint ventures
  • Domestic and international spin-off transactions
  • Fund structuring and operations
  • Bankruptcy tax planning
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • Cloud computing


Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Winning Team, Turnaround Management Association, “TMA Annual Turnaround/Transaction of the Year Award,” 2021
  • Member, Winning Team, The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards, “Restructuring of the Year ($500 MM - $1B),” for the restructuring of American Addiction Centers, 2021
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Tax Law, 2021-2022
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2017-2020
  • Member, South Asian Bar Association of New York


  • LL.M., International Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2012
    • Gerald L. Wallace Scholarship
  • B.B.A., LL.B., with distinction, Symbiosis Law School, 2009
    • Student Editor, Symbiosis Law Times
    • Top 1 Percent of the Class
  • Diploma, Securities and Investment Laws, ASCL School of Law, 2009
  • Advanced Diploma, Taxation Laws, Symbiosis Law School, 2008
    • Ranked First
  • New York
  • India
  • Hindi, Fluent