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GerryStack

Partner

Overview

Biography

Gerry is general counsel for Barclay Damon and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, with significant responsibility for the firm’s administration. His legal practice focuses on a range of corporate and tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, structuring like-kind exchanges, and drafting complex joint ventures. Gerry also has a significant tax-controversy practice on the federal and state levels. He also assists clients with estate and succession planning.

Gerry’s clients include large real estate developers with multi-state real estate holdings, energy companies, large family-owned businesses, individuals in need of sophisticated estate planning, and not-for-profit entities.

Bar Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Represented a client in the sale of a nationally known design firm to a private-venture fund, in which the management of the seller rolled over their equity in a complex tax transaction and the purchase price was paid partly in cash and partly in subordinated notes.
  • Represented a client in the sale of a well-known restaurant to a large venture-capital fund.
  • Represented a client in the sale of a 100-percent ESOP-owned company to a venture-capital fund.
  • Represented a client in the sale of the National Hockey League team Tampa Bay Lightning.

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Partner
  • Hancock & Estabrook, LLP, Partner, Tax Practice Group Leader, Executive Committee Member

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Tax Law, 2019-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Syracuse Lawyer of the Year: Tax Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated for Very High to Preeminent Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
Knowledge

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Environmental Business Association of New York, Biofuels in New York State Conference, “The Biorefinery in New York—Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Today, Not in 2012”
  • New York State Bar Association, frequent lecturer and panelist for seminars

Selected Publications & Media

Selected Alerts & Blog Posts

Featured Media

Alerts

Courtroom Battles Ahead for Emergency Regulations Addressing Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Illnesses

Alerts

Court of Appeals Green Lights Associational Discrimination Lawsuit Under the ADA

Alerts

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Contractual Limitation Period for Title VII Claims

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