Shea Thompson | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Shea Thompson
Shea Thompson

Shea Thompson

Associate, New York

T +1 212 819 8729

E shea.thompson@whitecase.com

Overview

Shea Thompson is an associate in the Firm's Tax Group focusing on domestic and international tax law. She has worked on a variety of tax matters including tax issues arising from corporate mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, cross-border leasing transactions, securities offerings, cross-border financings, and controversies with the US Internal Revenue Service. Shea further advises clients on U.S. tax issues related to tax-free reorganizations and restructuring, FATCA, bankruptcy, controlled foreign corporations, passive foreign investment companies, FIRPTA, and tax treaties.

Shea received her LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law, where she served as a student editor for the Tax Law Review.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLM, New York University School of Law
  • JD, Indiana University McKinney School of Law
  • BS, Butler University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Aixtron Inc. in the US$45 million sale of its Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) memory product line to Eugene Technology Inc.

Harvest Partners in its acquisition of PRO Unlimited, a provider of contingent workforce management services and software.

Tengram Capital Partners in its acquisition of a controlling interest in Earth Treks, Inc., an operator of commercial indoor climbing gyms in Maryland, Virginia and Colorado.

EchoStar Corporation in the exchange of its EchoStar Technologies businesses for the Hughes Retail Group (HRG) tracking stock owned by DISH Network Corporation.