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Alon Gurfinkel
Mr. Gurfinkel is counsel in Davis Polk's Tax Department, practicing in the London office. He advises issuers and financial institutions on the U.S. tax aspects of various security offerings and financing arrangements, such as IPOs, structured notes, hybrid securities, exchange offers and credit agreements, with a focus on the European and Asian markets. 

He represents private equity funds in connection with their structuring and portfolio investments. He also advises clients on various international tax matters, such as the U.S. tax consequences of cross-border reorganizations and redomiciliation.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Israel Bar


  • LL.B., Tel Aviv University, The Buchmann Faculty of Law, 2000
    • magna cum laude
  • B.A., Economics, Tel Aviv University, 2000
  • LL.M., Tax, New York University School of Law, 2005
    • Rudick Award

Professional History

  • Counsel, Davis Polk, 2012-present
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2005-2012
  • Associate, Herzog Fox & Neeman, 2000-2004


  • Davis Polk & Wardwell London LLP
    5 Aldermanbury Square
    EC2V 7HR
    P: +44 20 7418 1370
    F: +44 20 7710 4870

    Davis Polk & Wardwell London LLP is a limited liability partnership formed under the laws of the State of New York, USA, and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with registration number 566321.

Practice Focus


  • Hebrew