Maher Haddad is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Global Tax Practice Group in Chicago. He has been advising various US and multinational clients on tax planning matters since 2007. Mr. Haddad provides tax structuring advice to corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other pass-through entities. Mr. Haddad concentrates his practice on advising US and non-US clients on federal income tax issues. He is experienced in tax matters related to joint ventures, private equity fund investments, and real estate transactions, including fund and REIT structures. He also provides advice on matters related to complex mergers and acquisition transactions and corporate restructurings. In addition, he has extensive experience structuring investments in renewable energy projects, using partnership and leasing structures to efficiently allocate energy tax credits and other tax benefits.