Former Manatt Phelps Partner Joins Venable's Tax Practice

Law360 (February 14, 2019, 4:50 PM EST) -- Venable LLP has announced a former Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP tax partner experienced in federal, state and local tax matters has joined the firm's corporate and business transactions tax practice in Los Angeles.

Matthew Portnoff, who joined the firm Wednesday, is experienced in a range of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, formation of various business entities, real estate taxation, tax credits and tax-exempt financing, nonprofit taxation and general business planning. Portnoff also has experience representing individuals and corporations in local, state and federal tax controversy matters.

Portnoff has represented clients investing and operating in the commercial cannabis industry, including...

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