Noah Metz is the firm’s transactional tax associate.
Noah has experience advising, structuring, and implementing corporate and partnership acquisitions and dispositions, including taxable and tax-free mergers, with both public and private companies. Noah has helped form private equity and hedge funds and has represented investors in private equity and hedge funds. Noah has structured numerous initial coin offerings (both in domestic and foreign issuances) and worked with cryptocurrency investment funds. Noah is an expert on structuring considerations for investing in Opportunity Zones and has given numerous presentations on the subject.
Noah has advised clients with respect to:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Capital markets transactions: equity and debt offerings, including IPOs and credit agreements
- Private equity and hedge fund formations and operations
- Initial coin offerings and cryptocurrency investment funds
- Structuring investments in Opportunity Zones
Noah received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where he was a Kirschbaum Tax Scholar and received the Bruce I. Hochman Award for Excellence in Tax Law. Noah received his B.A. in Psychology and Economics, with Honors, from Northwestern University. Prior to joining Bowen Tax Law, Noah practiced as a tax associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and at Paul Hastings LLP. Noah has published several articles in Tax Notes, most recently on tax considerations to issuers in structuring initial coin offerings. Noah was voted a "Rising Star" in 2018 and 2020 by Southern California Super Lawyers.
In his free time, Noah runs a volunteer tax preparation site for low-income filers. Noah is also an avid home brewer, and enjoys trail running and jazz piano.