Philip B. Wright

Partner at Bryan Cave LLP

Philip B. Wright

Philip B. Wright

Partner at Bryan Cave LLP

Biography

Philip Wright’s practice concentrates primarily on advising clients with regard to the domestic and international tax aspects of corporate acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, securities offerings and related tax matters; including structuring, negotiation, and documentation in respect of same. He also advises clients in controversy matters with the Internal Revenue Service principally regarding issues involved in acquisitions and divestitures.

Mr. Wright serves as an adjunct professor in the Masters Tax Program at Washington University Law School where he has taught both Corporate Reorganizations and Federal Taxation of Partnerships. He has also served as adjunct professor at Fontbonne University where he taught Advanced Corporate Tax—Consolidated Tax Returns. He frequently writes and speaks on tax issues involved in merger and acquisition transactions. His prior professional experience includes practice as a certified public accountant with a Big Four accounting firm. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers.

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American Bar Association Tax Section – Corporate Committee, Chair, 2005-2006

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New York State Bar Association – Section on Tax, Committee on Corporations and Committee on Reorganizations

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Washington, D.C. Bar Association – Tax Section

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Missouri Bar Association

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Education
LL.M.
Class of 1985

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

J.D., cum laude
Class of 1982

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

B.S., magna cum laude
Class of 1979

University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Missouri. MU is a major land-grant institution and Missouri's largest public research university. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs including more than 75 online degree options and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Career History
Partner
Current

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP provides legal services. Its services include corporate finance, recovery, insurance, reinsurance, intellectual property, real estate, retail, litigation and dispute resolution, tax, technology, and trusts. The company's clients include Barclays, Capita London Market Services, Close Brothers, Legal and General, The Crown Estate, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and many more. Berwin Leighton Paisner was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London, UK.

Political Donations
$500
2018

Representative from Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

$810
2018

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP provides legal services. Its services include corporate finance, recovery, insurance, reinsurance, intellectual property, real estate, retail, litigation and dispute resolution, tax, technology, and trusts. The company's clients include Barclays, Capita London Market Services, Close Brothers, Legal and General, The Crown Estate, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and many more. Berwin Leighton Paisner was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in London, UK.

$750
2017

Representative from Missouri's 3rd Congressional District

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Stifel Financial Corp. purchases KBW LLC

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Arch Coal, Inc. purchases Rio Tinto Plc /Jacobs Ranch Operation from Rio Tinto Plc

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TreeHouse Private Brands, Inc. purchases Kraft Foods, Inc. /Post Cereals Business from Mondelez International, Inc.

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