Richard S. Basuk

Richard S. Basuk

Partner, New York

Email richard.basuk@​

Phone +1 212 918 3627

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupCorporate

Clients and colleagues appreciate Richard Basuk's plain talk approach for addressing complex tax problems with practical, effective, and understandable solutions.

Richard advises on a wide range of U.S. domestic tax matters for corporate and other business clients, concentrating on publicly owned companies in the media, entertainment, and publishing industries as well as private equity funds. His areas of specific focus and experience include the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions; corporate taxation, particularly the taxation of consolidated and combined corporate groups; state and local taxation; and tax controversy and audit matters.

He has achieved favorable outcomes for clients in various state and local controversy matters, including issues of corporate group combination and decombination, taxation of business and nonbusiness income, and other tax issues unique to state and local taxation. Representative clients include the publicly owned companies 21st Century Fox and News Corporation, as well as the One Rock Capital Partners private equity fund.

Education and admissions


LL.M. Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2007

J.D., New York University School of Law, cum laude, 2002

M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1977

A.B., Brown University, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1973


New York State Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

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