Brian Krause

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Brian Krause represents clients on a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, post-acquisition integration transactions, internal restructurings, and the establishment of hedge fund and private equity fund structures.

Mr. Krause provides tax advice in connection with restructurings of financially distressed corporations and partnerships, as well as matters involving master limited partnerships. He has advised:

  • NorthStar Asset Management Group Inc. in its merger of equals with Colony Capital, Inc. and NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.;
  • Frontier Communications Corp. in its $10.54 billion acquisition of the wireline operations from Verizon Communications Corp. and its $2 billion acquisition of the Connecticut wireline business of AT&T Inc.;
  • luxury baggage maker Tumi Holdings, Inc. in connection with its $1.8 billion acquisition by Samsonite International SA;
  • various sovereign entities in connection with their investment in hedge funds, private equity funds and U.S. real estate;
  • Goldman Sachs in connection with its sale of a 49 percent stake in the YES Network to News Corporation;

Mr. Krause represents clients on matters relating to financially troubled businesses, both in and out of bankruptcy proceedings. For example, he has represented:

  • Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. in connection with its prepackaged plan of bankruptcy, one of the first Chapter 11 reorganizations of a master limited partnership;
  • Triangle USA Petroleum Corp., a leading Bakken-based E&P company, in connection with its Chapter 11 reorganization;
  • Millennium Health LLC in its prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization whereby Millennium converted in excess of $1.1 billion first lien debt to equity; and


  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2011
  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, 2006 (highest honors)
  • B.A., George Washington University, 2003 (cum laude)

Admissions : New York


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