Gary Mandel is a Partner in Simpson Thacher's Tax Department. His areas of concentration are federal income tax with a particular emphasis on corporate mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings and spin-offs. Mr.. Mandel advises on tax matters for, among others, several of the firm's private equity fund clients.
Mr. Mandel joined Simpson Thacher in 1997 as an associate and became partner in 2003. He received his B.S. in 1985 from Brooklyn College, his M.B.A. in 1990 from Pace University and his J.D., cum laude, in 1994 from Saint John's School of Law. Mr. Mandel earned an LL.M. with distinction in 1996 from Georgetown University School of Law. Mr. Mandel is also a certified public accountant. He was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Miller Parr (United States Tax Court) from 1994-1996. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York and American Bar Associations. He is admitted to practice in New York and the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Mandel is an adjunct professor at New York Law School, teaching in the LL.M. program. Mr.Mandel is a frequent speaker at seminars and author of articles on taxation.