Global Conference 2010
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
George Wolf is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he is chair of the Tax Group and the Corporate Tax Group. He handles federal and state tax planning, including financial transactions, synthetic securities, structured and securitized financings, tax-exempt bonds, foreign financing transactions, unrelated business income tax issues, investment companies, limited partnership financing and real estate financing transactions. Wolf is also a long-time member of the Public Finance Tax Group, specializing in public power and health care, and is a leading national authority on municipal derivative products. He is principal tax advisor to several major municipal electric utilities and nonprofit health-care organizations. He has extensive experience in working with leading banks in creating new financial products, as well as defending the taxation of financial transactions. Wolf received a bachelor′s degree from California State University, Fresno, and a J.D. from the University of California, Davis.