Sean Jackowitz has built a practice helping clients achieve their business objectives while navigating the complex rules of the U.S. tax code. He advises businesses in all manner of U.S. federal income tax issues, including tax planning and structuring, tax compliance and reporting, and investment tax credits.
Sean has represented clients in a wide variety of business transactions, including billion-dollar M&A deals, cross-border financings, bankruptcies, and internal restructurings. He has experience with offerings and exchanges of stock and debt of both U.S. and foreign issuers and has represented borrowers and lenders in many different financing arrangements. He also regularly represents investors in transactions involving new markets tax credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits, and energy tax credits. In addition, Sean has experience resolving contested matters before the Internal Revenue Service.
Sean was recently a member of Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's Future Leaders Program. Prior to joining Jones Day, Sean clerked for now-Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
- New York University (LL.M. in Taxation 2017); University of Pennsylvania (J.D. summa cum laude 2012; Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review); Kazakh National University (Fulbright Scholar, 2009); Yale University (B.A. summa cum laude 2008; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Law Clerk to Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit (2012-2013)