Eric Matuszak is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins, where he has practiced since 2005. Mr. Matuszak’s practice focuses primarily on the federal taxation of corporations, partnerships and real estate investment trusts in a variety of domestic and international contexts.
Mr. Matuszak represents public and private corporations in connection with taxable and tax-free acquisitions, dispositions and spin-offs, public and private securities offerings and bankruptcy restructurings. He also advises partnerships and limited liability companies, including investment funds, on the tax issues arising on formation, disposition, mergers and acquisitions, including structuring transactions and negotiating and drafting operating agreements.
In addition, Mr. Matuszak regularly advises on issues related to real estate investment trusts, including conversions of existing businesses into real estate investment trusts, public offerings, private placements, merger and acquisition transactions, operational issues and IRS private letter ruling requests. Mr. Matuszak co-authored “Real Estate Investment Trust Income: Selected Issues and Recent Changes in the Law,” with Mike Brody and David Kahn, published in the Journal of Taxation of Investments (v. 26, no. 2, Winter 2009).
Mr. Matuszak is a member of the California Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association.