Partner

Sandra O’Neill

Partner

Overview

Sandra O’Neill is an established tax attorney, advising clients on federal income tax matters in corporate mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and planning initiatives including the structuring of cross-border and intellectual property buy-in transactions. She also assists clients with partnership and REIT tax issues in the formation of real estate investment funds.

Before Bowditch

In addition to her law firm background, Sandra has held several in-house counsel positions.

Besides work

Sandra enjoys running, biking, and swimming and is active in her local community as a parent of two children in Newton public schools.

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

Articles + Talks

Articles

  • Let’s Try Again: Reformulating the Economic Substance Doctrine, 121 Tax Notes 1053 (2008)
  • Tax Economics 101—The Need for Enforcement, 103 Tax Notes 353 (2004)
  • MIPS Revisited, A Problem in Need of Solution (pts 1 and 2), 30 Corp. Tax’n  17 (2003), 31 Corporate Taxation 12 (2004)

Talks

  • Panelist, “Opportunity Zone Update,” Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, January 30, 2020
  • Panelist, “Business Lawyers’ Guide to Corporate Tax,” Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar, June 2011
  • Panelist, “Business Lawyers’ Guide to Corporate Tax,” Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar, July 2010
  • Panelist, “Business Lawyers’ Guide to Corporate Tax,” Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Seminar, November 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New  York

Education

  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., Harvard University
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