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A partner in the Tax Department, Brad Okun focuses his practice on the complex tax law aspects of mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and corporate finance. He also has experience advising limited liability companies and partnerships, as well as cross-border investing.


Brad's representative clients include Apollo Global ManagementCentre Partners ManagementWellspring CapitalCaesars Entertainment CorporationMomentive Performance Materials HoldingNorwegian Cruise Line and Kohlberg & Company.

Brad has lectured frequently on many topics regarding corporate taxation.

Brad has been recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in domestic tax (2012-2015) and international tax (2013-2015).



  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1985
    cum laude
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1982
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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