Stanley’s practice involves a broad range of transactional and general advisory tax law matters, with a focus on international tax issues. Stanley also represents clients in tax audits. 

Selected Representations

     Publicly Traded Companies

  • Advised a U.S. consolidated group owned by a British publicly traded energy company on consolidated return issues.
  • Advised a French publicly traded manufacturing company on restructuring ownership of non-U.S. subsidiaries held indirectly through a U.S. subsidiary.
  • Advised a U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese publicly traded e-commerce company on sales tax obligations and audits.
  • Represented a Chinese publicly traded pharmaceutical company in connection with acquiring a U.S. target.
  • Advised U.S. publicly traded companies on tax-free spin-offs and mergers (deal values up to several billion dollars).
  • Advised a U.S. publicly traded energy company on disposition of foreign assets and repatriation of proceeds.

     Privately Held Companies

  • Represented purchasers and targets in connection with taxable and tax-free, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (deal values approximately $20 million to $500 million).
  • Drafted tax and related provisions of operating agreements of partnerships and limited liability companies.
  • Advised domestic companies in connection with tax-free spin-offs.

     International Tax Planning

  • Advised foreign persons on structuring inbound investments and establishing domestic operations.
  • Advised U.S. persons on structuring outbound investments and establishing foreign operations.

     Audit Representation

  • Advised companies on accounting method audits, penalty abatements, voluntary disclosures and sales tax audits.


  • Represented clients in disputes arising under tax sharing agreements.
  • Advised companies on various accounting method issues.
  • Represented debtors and unsecured creditors’ committees in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented student loan guarantor in connection with securitization of student loans.

Selected Publications

Honors & Awards

  • Named to Super Lawyers’ New York Metro Rising Stars (2012-2017)
  • Recipient of the Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Award (2009-2012, 2017)

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Stanley worked as an associate in the Tax Departments of two international law firms.