Gregory M. Weigand - McDermott Will & Emery


Greg focuses his practice on complex domestic and international tax matters for multinational companies, closely held businesses, investment funds and family offices and high-net-wealth individuals. He advises US and foreign-based publicly traded and privately held companies on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, and global restructuring transactions. Greg regularly advises on the tax aspects of complex domestic and international transactions and the formation, structuring, and operation of private equity funds and family offices. He is experienced in negotiating, drafting and documenting transactions involving corporations, partnerships and cross-border entities. In addition, Greg regularly represents international businesses and individuals with structuring and reorganizing their US operations and investments, including a significant amount of US real estate-based transactions such as the purchase and sale of commercial real estate and hospitality-related assets.

Greg frequently serves as a speaker on domestic and international tax issues and authors articles on various tax matters.


  • Advised Healthcare Trust of America in connection with its issuance of $800 million of senior notes.
  • Acted as special tax counsel on the sale of a national children’s camp and educational company to a publicly traded corporation.
  • Advised a leading ophthalmology practice in connection with a sale transaction.
  • Acted as special tax counsel to a commercial real estate company in connection with the refinancing of a $25 million mortgage loan.
  • Acted as tax counsel to a US-based private equity fund with the negotiation and documentation of credit facilities in connection with the acquisition of a Canadian-based technology company.

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  • Turnaround & Workouts, Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation’s Major Law Firms, 2022 to 2023
  • Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers 2 – Tax, 2020
  • Super Lawyers Florida “Rising Stars”, 2017 to 2018
  • The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida, 2016


  • Miami-Dade FAWL Foundation, Inc., Member of the Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association, Tax and Business Law Sections, member
  • Florida Bar Association, Tax and Business Law Section, member

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University of Miami School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2003
University of Miami, MBA, 2004
Niagara University, BBA, magna cum laude, 2000

US Tax Court
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
US District Court for the Southern District of Florida

District of Columbia
New York