Peter E. Pront is senior counsel in Seward & Kissel’s Tax Group. In addition, Peter’s practice includes advising clients on structuring, formation and operations of various types of private equity funds. Peter joined the firm in 1979 and was head of the Tax Practice Group from 1990 through 2009.
Peter’s tax practice involves advising clients on a wide variety of domestic and international tax issues with an emphasis on matters involving the financial services industry. In particular, Peter has extensive experience relating to the taxation of various pooled investment vehicles and financial products, including debt, equity and derivative instruments. Peter has published articles and has lectured on a number of tax topics. Effective Fall 2017, Peter will be an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina School of Law teaching a course on partnership taxation.