Vinson and Elkins has announced the appointment of Ron G. Nardini as a partner in its global tax practice.
Based in New York, Nardini will lead the firm’s tax practice, advising both domestic and international clients in transactional matters across a “wide range” of industries.
He joins the firm from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld. He has “extensive experience” in the formation and operation of investment funds and has represented numerous private equity, venture capital and hedge funds in structuring investments in sectors ranging from health care to entertainment.
Nardini also advises funds formed to invest in the credit space, including loan origination, secondary market credit purchases, trade claims, distressed debt, nonperforming loans, rescue, bridge and debtor-in-possession financing and structured credit.
Mark Kelly, chairman at Vinson and Elkins, said: “Our corporate Tax practice has long been a core strength of our firm, and Ron’s experience in all of our key areas of focus, including private equity, M&A, restructuring, real estate, cross-border transactions, special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) IPOs and de-SPAC transactions helps to further add value to our clients.”