Douglas Upton counsels clients on state and local tax matters, including multistate tax planning and structuring, policy matters and complex transactions related to acquisitions or sales. He also assists with tax controversy matters, from audit defense through litigation, and on a full range of tax types such as property, sales and use, and income and franchise taxes.
Prior to joining Sutherland, Douglas was a state and local tax senior associate in KPMG’s New York office. His clients included real estate funds, private equity funds, banks, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, national securities exchanges, broker-dealers and infrastructure investment funds.
His previous experience also includes serving as an attorney at a national litigation firm, where his work included counseling on compliance with various provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations.
Member, New York City Bar Association