David Burton joins Mayer Brown
David Burton has joined Mayer Brown’s tax transaction and consulting practice as a partner. He will also serve as the leader of the firm’s renewable energy group in the New York office.
Before joining Mayer Brown, Burton was a partner in Akin Gump Hauer & Feld. He has worked on wide range of US tax matters including renewable energy, equipment leasing and asset-backed finance. Before his time at Akin Gump, Burton headed a team of four at GE Energy, including two lawyers and two accountants who were responsible for tax structuring investments internationally.
At Mayer Brown, Burton will counsel clients involved in solar and wind renewable energy projects, following the recent long-term expansion of US renewable energy tax credits.