Jeffrey Sion Joins Dechert’s Tax Practice in New York
18 Dec, 2013
Global specialist law firm Dechert LLP announced this week that Jeffrey Sion has joined the firm’s financial services tax practice as a partner in New York. Sion was most recently a partner in and the National Tax Leader of KPMG’s investment management practice.
An attorney and certified public accountant (CPA), Sion advises registered and unregistered funds and investment advisors on both domestic and international tax matters. He also assists these structures on the tax implications of structuring investments as well as financial products held and transacted by these entities.
“We are delighted to welcome Jeffrey to Dechert,” said Daniel O’Donnell, CEO of the firm. “His deep knowledge of the financial services sector and the tax issues impacting that industry will be of tremendous value to our clients.”
Sion is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. A graduate of Pace University School of Law (J.D.) and Lehigh University (B.S., Accounting), he is also a member of the American, New York State and New York City Bar Association Tax Committees.
“I am very excited to join Dechert and look forward to working with such talented colleagues in the tax and financial services practices,” said Sion. “The global scope of these groups offers a solid platform for me to continue to grow my practice and better serve my clients.”