Elle Kaiser focuses her practice on state and local tax (SALT) matters. She advises clients in various industries, including technology, banking, consumer products, energy, insurance, retail and transportation. Elle is experienced in both tax planning and tax disputes.
Elle has been involved in all phases of the discovery process through administrative appeals and in court. Elle identifies audit strategies, coordinates factual and legal development of issues, and drafts responses to multiple information document requests and audit issue presentation sheets from tax authorities.
With in-depth M&A experience, Elle also advises both public and nonpublic companies in transaction structuring, financial modeling and tax implication analyses, as well as post-deal integration recommendations. She is highly skilled in assessing risk and advising clients on tax-related issues associated with purchase agreements, consulting agreements, franchise agreements and insurance terms. She also advises clients on related transactional and corporate matters, including successor liability, compliance procedures and process improvement strategies.
Elle has experience drafting corporate restructuring decks, 100-day plans and tax deal memorandums. She performs tax diligence for private equity and strategic clients as part of a variety of transactions such as asset acquisitions, leveraged acquisitions, stock-acquisitions and cross-border transactions.
While in law school, Elle was executive director of the Moot Court Board and a student writer for the Journal of Corporation Law.
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