Forrest David Milder has joined Nixon Peabody LLP as a partner in the firm's Syndication Practice Group. He will be located in the firm's Boston office.
Mr. Milder has more than 25 years of experience in affordable housing, tax credits and other tax-related fields, including partnerships and LLCs; tax-exempt organizations; business formation, operation, and disposition; executive compensation; tax-exempt bonds; and other structured financial products.
Prior to joining Nixon Peabody, Mr. Milder was chair of the Tax Practice Group at Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP, where his practice was focused on the tax treatment of real estate and financial products with particular emphasis on tax-advantaged investments in low-income and rehabilitation tax credit projects, as well as like-kind exchanges and securitizations.
The firm's nationally-recognized Syndication Practice Group is comprised of nearly 40 attorneys who focus on representation of investment banking clients with structured equity investments in transactions that produce federal and state tax credit benefits.
Vincent O'Brien, head of the Beverage Alcohol Team for Nixon Peabody has been elected to a three year position as president of The International Wine Law Association (AIDV), a forum for the study, discussion and suggested resolution of legal issues concerning the viticulture community and worldwide wine trade.
Mr. O'Brien has more than 40 years experience in beverage alcohol law representing clients in all aspects of the beer, wine, and spirits industries across the world.