John T. Lutz - McDermott Will & Emery


John T. Lutz advises clients on the tax aspects of investment funds, structured finance, derivatives and structured products. He also counsels clients on matters related to insurance products, investment tax credits, conventional US and cross-border securities offerings, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. John represents a number of tax-exempt organizations in connection with their investment activities and incentive compensation arrangements.

John handles all aspects of tax-advantaged financings and investments for financial institutions, investment fund managers, high net worth individuals and investors. He represents banks and investment managers in connection with asset backed securities including collateralized loan obligations, structured notes and repackagings.

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  • The Legal 500 US, 2021 to 2023
  • Turnaround & Workouts, Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation’s Major Law Firms, 2022 to 2023
  • Chambers USA, 2017 to 2023, Ranked in Band 3, Tax-New York
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, New York, 2012 to 2024
  • Super Lawyer, 2009 to 2020, 2022 to 2023

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  • American College of Tax Counsel, fellow
  • New York State Bar Association, Tax Section, Executive Committee (2000 to 2004, 2008 to 2024)
  • Villanova University School of Law, Board of Consultors, 2021 to present

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New York University School of Law, LLM
Villanova University School of Law, JD
University of Notre Dame, BBA

New Jersey
New York