Gerret Baur is a tax attorney handling U.S. and international tax issues associated with real estate matters, closely-held business operations, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and investment funds. In addition to providing sophisticated tax advice in support of business and investment transactions, Gerret leverages his prior experience as an in-house tax advisor to offer practical advice with respect to complex tax matters.
Gerret advises clients on structuring real estate transactions, including the formation and operation of partnerships and limited liability companies, partnership workouts, low-income housing tax credit projects and like-kind exchanges. In addition, he represents strategic and private equity clients in merger and acquisition transactions, including tax-free reorganizations, spin-offs, taxable asset and stock deals, and internal restructurings related to acquisition transactions.
Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Gerret was Director, Global Tax Planning of an international medical device company. Gerret oversaw strategic merger and acquisition related planning, including U.S. and international planning associated with the integration of acquired businesses.
Prior to being in-house counsel, Gerret was an associate at an Am Law top 20 law firm.
- New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2003)
- Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2002)
- Mercyhurst College (B.A., cum laude, 1999)