Shane also has significant experience advising executives in connection with equity compensation matters.
Prior to joining Venable, Shane was an associate tax attorney at a global American Lawyer 100 firm in Silicon Valley, where he represented both sell-side and buy-side clients in M&A transactions and advised technology and media companies with respect to choice of entity formation and various tax matters.
Shane started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City, where he advised public and private companies and private-equity firms on international and domestic aspects of restructurings, divestitures and various stages of mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence, structuring, and post-merger integration. Shane also worked at Deloitte Tax LLP in Chicago as a tax consultant, focusing on R&D tax credit substantiation.
In addition to authoring scholarly publications, Shane has contributed to publications in the Journal of Taxation covering bad debt deductions and worthless stock losses.