James A. Duncan is a partner based in the New York office.
Mr. Duncan's practice focuses on U.S. and international tax aspects of public and private acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures, tax planning for financial services companies and other multinational businesses, and tax aspects of securities offerings, derivatives and new financial products.
Mr. Duncan lectures and is widely published on the various aspects of international tax law. He is distinguished as one of the country's leading tax lawyers by Chambers Global
, Chambers USA
, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
and The Legal 500.
Mr. Duncan joined the firm in 1979 and became a partner in 1988.
From 1992 to 2007, he was based in the London office. Mr. Duncan received an L.L.M degree from New York University Law School in 1984, a J.D. degree, magna cum laude
, from Harvard Law School in 1979 and an undergraduate degree from Yale College.
Mr. Duncan is a member of the Bar in New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.