Vince Guglielmotti is the Managing Director of the Firm's Corporate & Capital Markets Department and a Partner in the Tax Practice Group. He provides tax advice to corporations, pass-through entities, REITs, REMICs, and individuals with respect to both domestic and international tax issues. His practice includes advising clients on mergers and acquisitions as well as assisting debtors, creditors, and investors to restructure, acquire, and sell financially troubled entities inside and outside of Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

In addition, Vince represents clients in connection with various executive compensation matters. Vince’s focus on nonqualified executive compensation includes drafting and structuring equity incentive plans, change of control agreements, executive employment contracts, and severance agreements, and advising clients on the tax issues related to such arrangements.

Vince also represents clients in tax controversy matters before the Internal Revenue Service and state tax authorities.

As part of Brown Rudnick’s Family Office team, Vince is part of collaborative, cross-disciplinary initiatives assisting clients in this area.

Vince is recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. and has been named among the leading Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation’s Major Law Firms by Turnarounds & Workouts magazine.

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Representation of companies, committees, bondholders, and other constituencies in bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring transactions, advising on a range of tax matters, including representation in Dean & Deluca, Ultra Petroleum, Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Washington Prime Group, Pier 1, Millennium Health, Texas Competitive Electric Holding (TXU), New England Compounding Pharmacy, Dendreon, Endeavour, Synagro, Delta Petroleum, Dewey LeBoeuf, A123 Systems, Lyondell, and Six Flags.

Representation of NextPoint Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, in its business combination, financing activities, and international tax structure.

Obtained a private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service to permit a major financial institution to spin-off its $400 million technology subsidiary in a tax-free manner.

Representation of a public company in connection with its acquisition of a domestic corporation for in excess of $4 billion.

Representation of a foreign public company in connection with its acquisition of a domestic corporation and the issuance of a tax opinion supporting treatment as a tax-free reorganization.

Representation of a public company in connection with a $2.5 billion credit agreement and a $1.5 billion term loan.

Issuance of tax opinions in connection with the securitization of assets and receivables in excess of $5 billion.

Representation of an international hedge fund in a $100 million debt offering involving double taxation treaties and cross-border tax considerations.

Representation of multiple foreign clients regarding inbound real estate investment structures.

Representation of a private casino company in connection with federal, state, and local tax issues of acquisition, structuring, financing, and executive compensation.

Representation of international hedge funds regarding substantial equity trades and US tax considerations under Bankruptcy Court orders restricting transfers.

Representation of United States persons with substantial offshore assets to meet IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative.

Representation of C-suite executives in connection with severance and change of control agreements.

Representation of a family office in connection with the global restructuring of its international holdings.


New York University School of Law – LL.M, 2008
Wake Forest University School of Law – J.D., 2005
Cornell University – B.A., 2002

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Tax Court
Quoted, "Talking with the taxman about pot," Financial Times (March 23, 2017)
Q&A with Brown Rudnick’s Vince Guglielmotti, Law360 (January 7, 2014)
Author, "Section 1031 Exchanges: Private Letter Ruling Offers Underwater Real Estate a Buoy," Bloomberg Real Estate Law and Industry Report (May 28, 2013)
Author, "Cash Balance Plans: Pushing Back Against the 401(k) in a Post-Pension Protection Act World," Compensation & Benefits Review, Volume 40, Issue 5 (September/October 2008 Edition)
Author, "1031 Exchanges: IRS Eases Prohibition on Related Persons Transactions," New Jersey State Bar Association, Taxation Law Section Newsletter (Winter 2008)
Awards and Honors
The Legal 500 U.S.,U.S. Taxes: Non‑contentious, 2019-2021
Turnarounds & Workouts, Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation's Major Law Firms, Multiple Years
Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, New York, 2008, 2014-2020
*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See the selection methodologies for The Legal 500, Turnaround & Workouts, Super Lawyers.