Mr. Farber is a partner in Davis Polk’s Tax Department. He regularly advises major investment banks, financial institutions and other clients in connection with their financial instruments, derivatives and capital markets activities.
Mr. Farber is recognized as a leading tax lawyer in:
- Chambers USA
- Legal 500 U.S.
- Who's Who Legal: Corporate Tax (Advisory)
- Former Chair, New York State Bar Association Tax Section
- Partner, 2001-present
- Associate, 1995-2001
- Law Clerk, Hon. H.E. Widener, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1994-1995
Articles and Books
Equity, Debt, NOT – The Tax Treatment of Non-Debt Open Transactions | 60 Tax Lawyer No. 3, 653-684 (Spring 2007)
Dirty Linen: Airing Out the Wash Sale Rules | 3 Journal of Taxation of Financial Products, No. 3, page 41 (Summer 2002)