Francesca Dickson assists in advising corporations on the tax aspects of complex transactions including international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on tax planning, compliance, and tax-efficient structures for cross-border transactions and restructurings.
Francesca has drafted tax opinions and private letter ruling requests and has helped clients navigate a variety of complex tax issues, both internally and before the Internal Revenue Service.
She has represented borrowers and lenders on numerous financings, including cross-border and incremental financings and financings involving mezzanine and second lien debt. Francesca also has provided tax advice on offerings of U.S. and foreign issuer notes, as well as exchange offers, tender offers, and consent solicitations.
- New York University (currently earning an LL.M. in Taxation; Tax Law Review Scholarship and Editor, Tax Law Review); Northwestern University (J.D. cum laude 2011); Emory University (B.A. in Political Science and Chinese summa cum laude 2005)
- New York and New Jersey
- Mandarin Chinese