Scott Frodyma has counseled clients for more than 20 years with respect to the federal income tax issues related to mergers and acquisitions, issuances of equity, and financing transactions. His practice includes a wide range of transactional tax matters, including representing clients in taxable and tax-free stock, interest, and asset acquisitions and divestitures. Scott regularly advises strategic, public, and private clients in all phases of transactions, such as developing a tax-efficient structure, drafting and negotiating the tax portions of deal documents, drafting and negotiating the tax portions of financing documents, post-transaction restructurings, and resolving indemnity claims.
Scott advised USI Holdings Corporation in its acquisition of Wells Fargo Insurance Services, Inc. from Wells Fargo & Company; Chart Industries, Inc. in its acquisition of Hudson Products Corporation; and Nordson Corporation in its acquisition of Vention Advanced Technologies from Vention Medical. Other representative clients include The Riverside Company, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, High Road Capital Partners, Monroe Capital, and Twin Brook Capital Partners.
Scott also has experience representing clients in pursuing private rulings and controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and Appeals.
- June 2002Back to Basics -- A Review of Recent Decisions Relying on the Economic Substance, Business Purpose, Step Transaction and Clear Reflection of Income Doctrines, Jones Day State Tax Return Newsletter, Vol. 9, No. 6
- October 16, 2003
Current Developments in Corporate Taxation, Cleveland Tax Institute
- May 2, 2002
Back to Basics -- A Review of Recent Decisions Relying on the Economic Substance, Business Purpose, Step Transaction and Clear Reflection of Income Doctrines, Tax Executives Institute, Columbus and Cleveland
- October 18, 2001
Summary of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, Cleveland Tax Institute
- New York University (LL.M. 1997); The George Washington University (J.D. with honors 1994; Articles Editor, The George Washington Law Review; Moot Court Board); Middlebury College (B.A. cum laude 1988)
- Massachusetts and Ohio