Martin Pollack Esq.


A Partner with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Martin Pollack is a co-head of the firm’s global tax practice and is a nationally recognized authority on federal income tax matters. He has extensive experience in structuring complex private equity and merger & acquisition transactions, and he regularly advises clients on the formation and operation of private equity funds, joint ventures, and other investment vehicles. Mr. Pollack’s practice also involves the tax aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency, leasing transactions, and planning for technology intensive enterprises.

Mr. Pollack is a frequent lecturer at tax seminars and the author of numerous articles on federal income tax issues. He is the co-author of a treatise, published by Little Brown, analyzing the federal income, estate, gift, and other transfer tax consequences of partnership buy/sell agreements.

Mr. Pollack has served as an adjunct associate professor of tax law at the New York University School of Law; he is a member of the advisory board of Tax Management; and he is a Vice Chair of the Partnerships and LLCs Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section.

Mr. Pollack has received numerous awards including recognition as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA. He is also regularly recognized as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 and Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Mr. Pollack is consistently named among the leading Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the nation’s major law firms by Turnarounds and Workouts magazine.

LL.M., New York University School of Law (1979)
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School (1976)
M.A., Johns Hopkins University (1973)
B.A., Johns Hopkins University (1973)

Martin Pollack is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Real Estate and US Income Advisory Boards.