Taxation and Wealth Planning Pro Wade Leathers Joins Fox Rothschild in Chicago

October 19, 2017 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Wade S. Leathers has joined the firm’s Taxation and Wealth group as counsel in the firm’s growing Chicago office.

“Fox’s Chicago office has welcomed a number of high-profile lateral attorneys over the past year as part of our continued commitment to client service, and we are thrilled to add Wade to our roster,” said Donna B. More, Fox’s Chicago office managing partner. “Wade’s diverse background handling domestic and international tax matters, as well as his deep knowledge of corporate and business law issues, will be invaluable to our clients nationwide.”

Leathers advises his clients on a wide range of business issues. He serves as outside general counsel to a group of medical device companies, advising them on all legal aspects of domestic and international operations, including corporate tax law, intellectual property, trademarks, regulatory and acquisition-related matters.

Leathers has extensive experience with tax planning for U.S. and international corporate, real estate and partnership transactions. He also handles matters related to the structuring of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, corporate reorganizations, liquidations, divestitures and spin-offs.

Leathers also represents a variety of clients, including creditors, debtors, equity holders and investors in the tax aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring of distressed companies.

Fox entered the Chicago market in the spring of 2015. The office has more than 20 attorneys who advise clients on matters related to gaming, real estate, corporate, technology, insurance, tax and litigation services.

Leathers earned his J.D., M.A. and B.B.A. from the University of Iowa.

Prior to joining Fox, Leathers was a partner with Thompson Coburn LLP.