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NEW YORK – January 25, 2022 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is growing its business and international tax capabilities with the addition of Philip Hirschfeld, counsel in the Tax section. Hirschfeld has extensive experience in corporate and pass-through tax matters, real estate transactions including Opportunity Zone Funds, and investments and planning for non-US persons coming to work or live in the U.S. and U.S. companies operating abroad. His clients include high-net-worth individuals, corporations, mid-size businesses, real estate developers and entities focused on fund formation.

"We are excited to welcome Phil to Buchanan’s notable Tax section and to our deep bench of attorneys and tax specialists," said Lisa M. Starczewski, shareholder and chair of the section. “We offer a sophisticated approach to domestic and international transactional tax planning and Phil’s experience will lend excellent support to our existing and future clients.”

“Buchanan and the firm’s Tax section have an excellent national reputation. I’m looking forward to working with and learning from the extremely talented group of attorneys and contributing to the firm’s continued success,” said Hirschfeld.

Hirschfeld is a frequent lecturer on cross border real estate investments, Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds, mergers & acquisitions, partnership tax planning and other topics for the American Bar Association, New York University, the Florida Annual Tax Institute and other groups and has authored several articles for numerous publications on similar topics.

Hirschfeld received his B.A. from New York University in Digital New Media and Urban Design &

Architecture, his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, and his LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law.