Rich Page’s practice focuses on U.S. tax law and its application to private equity funds and hedge funds. Mr. Page advises clients on the structuring of funds and investments in the United States and internationally. He regularly advises on investor agreements, including partnership agreements, side letters, subscription documents, transfer agreements, credit agreements, and other lending agreements. He regularly works on a broad range of U.S. withholding issues and has experience handling Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) issues and complex tax treaty claims.
Prior to joining Akin Gump in 2014, Mr. Page was a senior tax associate at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. and Ernst & Young Global Ltd., where he advised clients on corporate and partnership tax issues, primarily related to mergers and acquisitions.
In 2016, Mr. Page was awarded a Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing, at the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Page earned an LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center; B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from Tulane University; and an M.P.P. with a public finance concentration from the University of Chicago. At Tulane University Law School he was a Dean’s Honor Scholar and member of the Tulane Law Review.