Patrick J. McCurry concentrates his practice on the corporate and tax aspects of complex business and investment transactions, with a particular focus on transactions involving private equity funds and other financial sponsors (on both buy and sell-side), family offices, emerging businesses, partnerships and strategic joint ventures, limited liability companies and closely held corporations. He also has extensive experience in tax structuring healthcare services transactions, tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and families, and tax controversy matters. Patrick is Co-Leader of the Firm’s Closely Held and Passthroughs Affinity Group.
While in law school, Patrick served as an extern for the Honorable Ronald A. Guzman, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He also was a member of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal
Acted as lead tax partner in advising Dogfish Head Brewery in its merger with Boston Beer (Sam Adams). M&A Advisor named this transaction the Consumer Staples Deal of the Year for 2019.
Acted as lead counsel to a Texas hotel developer and operator in a $115 million leveraged recapitalization and a complex tenant-in-common (TIC) rollup transaction
Represented the Tribune Company (now Tribune Media Company) in connection with two leveraged partnership transactions relating to the disposition of (i) a 95 percent ownership interest in the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley Field and associated assets to the Ricketts family and (ii) a 97 percent ownership interest in the Newsday Media Group
Acted as tax counsel to Team Health Holdings, Inc., in structuring various acquisitions of anesthesiology physician practice and management groups
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