Eric Wall


San Francisco

Eric Wall, a partner in the San Francisco office, is the global leader of our Tax Department. His practice focuses on corporate and partnership taxation.

Eric counsels private and public companies, including private equity funds, on the tax aspects of their most important business transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, and restructurings. In particular, Eric has significant experience with the tax matters most critical to clients in the technology and life science sectors. Eric also has significant experience advising clients on equity and other compensation tax matters, real estate tax matters and tax controversy matters.

Eric began his career at the firm as a summer associate in 2001.

    • Advising numerous publicly and privately held technology companies with respect to the federal and state tax aspects of business acquisitions and dispositions, including qualified small business stock and equity compensation tax considerations;
    • Assisting private equity funds in structuring complex and innovative rollover acquisitions and dispositions.
    • Assisting pharmaceutical and life sciences companies in structuring joint ventures and earnouts;
    • Assisting numerous domestic and foreign developers and investors with respect to the federal and state tax aspects of U.S. real estate-related activities; and
    • Assisting limited liability companies and their owners with various complex federal and state partnership tax issues.