John J. Creed

Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

John J. Creed

John J. Creed

Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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John Creed is a Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, where he is a member of the Firm’s Tax Department. John’s practice includes advising private equity and hedge funds on structuring and other matters. He also advises clients on mergers and acquisitions (including tax-free spin-offs), cross-border tax matters, partnerships, joint ventures, securitizations and financing transactions.

The clients John has advised in various transactions have included Blackstone, The Carlyle Group, KKR, First Reserve Partners, Corsair Partners, Aquiline Partners, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Dell, Vodafone, Nielsen, Office Depot, The Brooklyn Nets and many others. John has extensive experience in the private equity field fund formation and structuring, spin-outs, sponsor sales and going-public transactions. John has advised private equity funds, investment banks and corporations in the structuring of various acquisitions, financings, financial instruments and restructurings. He has also advised non-U.S. corporations in structuring acquisitions and operations in the United States and non-U.S. issuers in raising capital in the United States. John has worked on numerous domestic and international joint venture transactions, including investment in Asia, Latin America, South Africa, Europe and Japan.

John was recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 as a leading tax lawyer in New York.

John became a Partner at Simpson Thacher in 1996. He graduated with High Honors in 1985 from Trinity College Dublin Faculty of Law and received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1988.

John is a Member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Private Investment Fund Tax Forum and the New York City Tax Club. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986.

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John J. Creed
Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Education
LLM in Taxation
Class of 1988

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

Graduate with High Honors
Class of 1985
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The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

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2010

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Harsco Corp. purchases Clean Earth, Inc. from Compass Group Management LLC

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Waste Management, Inc. purchases Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.

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First Reserve Management LP purchases Blue Racer Midstream LLC from Dominion Energy, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2012
Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Tax
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