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Stephen D. Rose

Adjunct Faculty

Stephen D. Rose B.A. University of California, San Diego, 1986
M.B.A. University of California, Berkeley, 1990
J.D. University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1990
LL.M. New York University School of Law, 1991
UCLA Faculty Since 2008
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Stephen D. Rose teaches Taxation of Business Enterprises. A partner of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Professor Rose concentrates his practice on the structuring and taxation aspects of complex business transactions. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law.

Professor Rose's practice focuses primarily on the structuring and taxation aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate transactions, venture capital, LBO and other private equity transactions, workouts and restructurings, and financial instruments. He has particular expertise in the interplay between corporate and partnership taxation, and in structuring creative, tax-favored acquisitions and dispositions involving joint ventures.  In addition, Professor Rose has significant federal and state tax controversy experience, and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court.

He has also taught as an adjunct law professor at the  University of Southern California Law School and is a frequent lecturer at national conferences, including the NYU Tax Institute, the Tax Executives Institute, the USC Tax Institute, and Practising Law Institute programs. He has also written many articles on a variety of taxation subjects.Currently, Mr. Rose is on the Executive Planning Committees for both the NYU Tax Institute and the USC Tax Institute.