Bruce E. Hood


Bruce is a partner in the international corporate tax team.

He represents clients on taxation matters at the federal, state and local levels, principally in international, real estate, corporate and partnership taxation. He has advised clients on taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, partnership formation and restructuring, pre-immigration tax planning, tax-free exchanges of real estate, REIT formation and operation. Bruce also has significant experience in FIRPTA planning, compliance and all types of matters pertaining to income tax treaties.

The Dutch and South American regions have been major areas of concentration for Bruce’s active role in the firm’s Latin American and European teams.

His clients include high net worth individuals and their businesses as well as a number of the world’s largest pension funds.

Secretary Jayme McVeigh

Track record




Advised Netherlands-based Schiphol Group in connection with the construction and operation of Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in New York City as well as the subsequent restructuring of its ownership consortium.

State of South Carolina, 1977

District of Columbia, 1982

State of New York, 1984

‘Impact of State and Local Taxes on Foreign Investment in US Real Estate’, AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing: Chapter 26 - January 2016

‘Taxation of Liquidating REIT Distributions to be Challenged by the IRS, Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate, AFIRE News - July/August 2007

American Bar Association

International Fiscal Association

New York State Bar Tax Section



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