Brian Mahoney is a partner in the Business and Finance Department. Brian practices corporate and tax law, emphasizing matters related to commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions and finance. Brian advises clients regarding federal, state and local tax matters in connection with the formation, growth and divestiture of their businesses.
I focus my practice on the following areas:
I advise our clients with respect to various federal income tax matters, primarily in connection with mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, business reorganizations and financing. I also assist our clients with various aspects of New York State tax law, including income tax, corporate franchise tax, sales taxes, and various withholding and reporting obligations. In addition, I routinely advise our nonprofit clients with respect to securing and maintaining their tax exempt status.
I advise U.S. and non-U.S. fund managers on the tax aspects of forming and investing in domestic and international private equity funds, venture capital funds, credit and debt funds, real estate funds and other investment partnerships.
I represent individuals as well as private companies and public companies in in connection with structuring, negotiating and closing of venture capital investments.
M&A activity and deal flow remains high. Recent US federal income tax reform is affecting deal structures and the material considerations for buyers and sellers alike.
The Deal | February 04, 2020
This column of notable executive moves in the legal industry included a write-up on the promotion of Nixon Peabody’s 2020 new partner class: Laura Bacon, Shariff Barakat, Katie Baynes, Robert Fisher, Kimberly Harding, Brian Mahoney, Sonia Nayak, Dara Newman Histed, Morgan Nighan, Chris Porzio, Rachel Pugliese, Dana Roper, and Peter Trimarchi.
Reuters Legal | February 03, 2020
This roundup of personnel moves in the legal industry highlights the 13 members of Nixon Peabody’s 2020 new partner class: Laura Bacon, Shariff Barakat, Katie Baynes, Robert Fisher, Kimberly Harding, Brian Mahoney, Sonia Nayak, Dara Newman Histed, Morgan Nighan, Chris Porzio, Rachel Pugliese, Dana Roper and Peter Trimarchi.
Mergers & Acquisitions | January 30, 2020
This round-up of top news in the M&A space highlights the promotions of New York City Corporate partner Rachel Pugliese and Rochester Corporate partner Brian Mahoney to partner.
Law360 | November 29, 2018
Washington DC Corporate partner Sean Clancy and Rochester Corporate associate Brian Mahoney are mentioned for their work on Paychex’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Oasis Outsourcing Acquisitions Corp. The deal is featured in a roundup of notable deals, with a focus on the tax attorneys who help advise on them.
Law360 | April 07, 2018
The article “Tax Reform’s Impact on Private Equity,” written by NP attorneys Sean Clancy, Shahzad Malik, Praveen Ayyagari and Brian Mahoney, was one of Law360’s most-clicked items last week.
Law360 | April 02, 2018
Washington DC public company transactions partner Sean Clancy and associate Praveen Ayyagari, Rochester M&A and corporate transactions associate Brian Mahoney and Los Angeles M&A and corporate transactions partner Shahzad Malik contributed this expert analysis column on tax reform’s impact on private equity.
Tax Alert | 03.21.18
New York University, LL.M., Taxation
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., summa cum laude
Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S.
Monroe Community College, A.A.S.
Brian is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association.