Mr. Zimet brings over 30 years of experience. He specializes in M&A structuring, bankruptcy and restructuring transactions, net operating losses (NOLs) and planning for inbound investments in the U.S.
Mr. Zimet's experience includes serving as an expert in litigation on income tax and M&A contractual issues regarding the sale of business assets. He has structured a complex $500 million transfer of a retail business between related parties and has structured several estate-freeze transactions. Mr. Zimet has also assisted a government agency in understanding the tax issues involving a hypothetical failure of a significant financial institution.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Zimet was a senior director at WTS U.S. Prior to WTS, he was served a principal at Berdon LLP and previously he was a Director with Deloitte and an associate at Shearman & Sterling. He has also taught a course on the consolidated return regulations at New York Law School.
Mr. Zimet earned his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude from CW Post College, a J.D, cum laude from New York Law School, and an LL.M in taxation from New York University School of Law. He is a former chairman of the ABA Tax Section Committee on Bankruptcy & Workouts and the NYSSCPA Bankruptcy and Financial Reorganizations Committee and annually publishes updates on Section 382 and related provisions.