Lager’s practice is concentrated in domestic tax, international taxation, and trust and estate matters. He possesses extensive experience in the structuring of business transactions, and advising domestic and cross-border clients on tax implications related to corporate mergers, asset acquisitions, spin-offs, and debt exchanges. Lager frequently assists foreign entities in tax efficient investments in U.S. corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships. Additionally, Lager advises his estate clients in estate taxations, generation-skipping taxation, fiduciary income tax and post-mortem tax planning. He has advocated for clients through tax dispute resolution, from state and federal administrative hearings to the federal appellate level.
Steven Ziven, managing partner, added “The addition of Jake continues to build on our strong business and tax transactional practice. His experience in international taxation further enhances our ability to offer clients top-tier counsel on cross-border tax and planning controversy matters. We welcome him to the firm.”
Lager holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A. from the University of California Berkeley.