Brad R. Okun

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Brad R. Okun

Brad R. Okun

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Biography

* Practices:
* Corporate
* Private Equity
* Tax

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1985
cum laude

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1982
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

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.

EXPERIENCE

Brad's representative clients include Apollo Global Management, Centre Partners Management, Wellspring Capital, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Momentive Performance Materials Holding, Norwegian 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).

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O'Melveny & Myers LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Brad R. Okun
Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Education
J.D., cum laude
Class of 1985

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

B.A., summa cum laude
Class of 1982

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Career History
Partner
Current

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm that serve as counsel to companies and investment funds. They have expertise in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Managing Partner
Prior

O'Melveny & Myers LLP provides legal services. Its practice areas include labor and employment, litigation, tax, and transactions. The firm serves high-tech companies in the areas of legal advice related to software licensing, intellectual property, and venture capital investments. The company was founded by Henry William O'Melveny in 1885 and is headquartered in Los Angeles. CA.

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2016

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$1,000 - $2,499
2013

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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2012

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2014

Former Senator from Alaska

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Apollo Global Management, Inc. /Private Equity purchases Snapfish LLC from District Photo, Inc.

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Apollo Global Management, Inc., ADT, Inc. purchase Defenders, Inc.

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