Jared Rusman is a tax partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Jared has been nationally recognized in federal income tax matters. His practice is devoted to all aspects of corporate and partnership tax matters, with a particular emphasis on the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, divestitures, and spin-offs and split-offs for public and private companies.

Clients note his “outstanding tax intellect, and ability to digest and analyze complex issues,” adding, “[he] can provide practical advice in a manner that is understandable to…company management.” (Chambers USA)


Thought Leadership


Co-author, “Tax Tweaks On Property Transfers From C Corp. To REIT,” Law360, August 2013

Co-author, “The Big Freeze: Reducing Federal Income Taxation in a Corporate Acquisition,” Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions, December 2012


Named MVP: Tax, Law360, 2015

Recognized for Tax: New York, Chambers USA, 2005–2007, 2018–2021, 2023–2024

Named a “Leading” Lawyer for Tax: Texas, Chambers USA, 2008–2017

Recommended for International Tax, Legal 500 U.S.

Named a “Leading” Lawyer for Tax Law in Dallas, Best Lawyers in America


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1997New York
  • 2008Texas


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.1994

    Order of the Coif

    Editorial Staff and Note and Comment Editor, New York University Law Review

  • Georgetown UniversityB.S., Business Administrationsumma cum laude1991