Russell Pinilis is a partner in Willkie’s Tax Department. Russell represents private equity funds and their portfolio companies throughout the life cycle of their funds. He advises on the structuring and formation of private equity funds, negotiation of tax related matters with limited partners, as well on the structuring and negotiation of portfolio acquisitions.
Prior to joining Willkie in 2018, Russell was an M&A Tax Principal at KPMG LLP and a partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP.
Russell previously served as an adjunct professor of law at New York Law School where he taught a class entitled “Private Equity Funds.”