After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center and New York University School of Law (the nation’s #1 rated tax law program), Mr. Badyal obtained a coveted position as a tax associate with a prestigious New York City tax boutique (Feingold and Alpert LLP). While in New York City, he represented various businesses and individuals who are household names. After gaining some very useful experience in New York, Mr. Badyal went to work in the tax and business departments of two highly regarded California law firms (Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP and Farella Braun + Martel LLP). During his time at these large law firms, he represented numerous Fortune 500 Corporations and Forbes 200 individuals.
Mr. Badyal has counseled clients through all forms of transactions and legal decisions, including:
- private placements
- section 1031 exchanges,
- choice of entity and entity formation,
- preparation of several dozen operating agreements for LLCs, LPs and LLPs,
- LLC / partnership mergers and divisions
- corporate mergers and acquisitions,
- foreign investment in U.S. businesses and real property,
- outbound investment by U.S. citizens and corporations in foreign jurisdictions,
- pre-U.S. residency planning,
- preparation and negotiation of various types of purchase and sale agreements,
- and many other types of transactions.
Additionally, Mr. Badyal has extensive experience representing clients in tax audits and other controversy matters of all sizes and types, ranging from small representations before the IRS to large state and local tax audits (including one matter involving taxable income in excess of $1,100,000,000).
Mr. Badyal has represented several private equity funds starting with the formation of these funds (including structuring and forming the funds and the management entities, preparing operating agreements for the funds and the management entities, and preparing offering memoranda) and continuing through to their eventual dissolution.
Most importantly, Mr. Badyal comes from a family of successful professional business owners, so he is able to relate to the needs of businesspeople. The combination of Mr. Badyal’s professional background and family history allows him to bridge the gap between a client’s legal needs and business exigencies.
Click here for a more detailed list of the types of transactions Mr. Badyal has handled in the past. Outside of practicing law, he also teaches Taxation of Business Organizations at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Education & Credentials
University of Washington; B.A., Accounting
Georgetown University Law Center; J.D.
New York University School of Law; LL.M., Taxation