Michael Kosnitzky

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Michael Kosnitzky advises some of the world’s most well-respected individuals, families and privately held businesses, using a holistic risk-assessment approach to tax law. Mike is recognized as a Trust and Estates Trailblazer by the National Law Journal for his focus on where IRS policy is going and not where the particular policy is today.

His tax-minimizing strategies guide financial and strategic buyers in complex taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions; privately held businesses in estate tax efficient succession planning; private investment funds in their choice of jurisdictions and structures; wealthy families in generational real estate income tax and estate tax planning; and ultra-high net worth individuals in U.S. and foreign trust matters.


  • Advised Wynn Resorts Limited on tax planning related to its international tax structure.
  • Advised Viking River Cruises on international tax structure planning.
  • Advised Paloma International L.P. on succession planning and a restructuring.
  • Advised Goldman Sachs on tax planning for investment in The Weinstein Company LLC.
  • Advised The Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network on domestic partnership matters and a leveraged recapitalization.
  • Advised Bradford Capital on the sale of an electronic equipment manufacturer to Honeywell International Inc., and a corporate restructuring.
  • Advised Imagine Entertainment, a production company founded by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, in restructuring various businesses divisions.
  • Advised Miami Association of REALTORS, the largest realtors association in the United States, in various acquisitions of other tax-exempt realtors associations.
  • Advised River Break Distributing LP on tax planning for the development and operation of its cannabis distribution and logistics business.


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1984
  • B.B.A., Accounting, University of Miami, 1979


  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • New York


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