Sean M. FitzGerald



Sean FitzGerald provides best-in-class tax advice critical to the success of domestic and cross-border corporate and investment company transactions. He is an astute and experienced adviser on tax planning and matters involving mergers and acquisitions, limited liability companies and other partnerships, cross-border transactions, investment fund formations and operations, and debt and equity offerings.

Sean advises clients on structuring deals in light of their U.S. federal income tax implications, and he handles document drafting and negotiation related to taxable and tax-free transactions, including:

  • Mergers
  • Asset and entity acquisitions and dispositions
  • Joint ventures
  • Internal restructurings
  • Private equity fund formations and operations
  • Securities offerings
  • Structured financings


Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
New York


University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (2011)

Virginia Tech
B.A. magna cum laude (2006)

Insights & Events

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Sean has done significant work with the D.C. Children’s Law Center, both in his capacity as a member of their Advisory Board and advising on specific pro bono cases.

Professional Associations

  • D.C. Children’s Law Center — Advisory Board, 2017-present


  • Super Lawyers — Rising Star, 2019-22
Awards Methodology
No aspect of these recognitions has been approved by the highest court of any state.
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