Cameron (Cam) Cosby
is a tax partner resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC office. He joined the Firm in 2019.
For more than 25 years, Mr. Cosby has advised clients on the tax aspects of real estate and partnership transactions. He has worked with real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate companies on all types of transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and going private transactions.
Mr. Cosby is a problem solver in complex US tax rules impacting public and private REITs, partnerships, and other real estate companies. He works closely with lawyers in the Corporate Department in representing issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, and in public and private mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Cosby served as a partner with a large international law firm.
Honors & Awards
Mr. Cosby is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in REITs: Tax, where he is described as “a great lawyer” who is “really thoughtful about the tax aspects and how to approach transactions.” He is also recognized by Legal 500 in US Real Estate: REITs and in US Taxes: Non-Contentious.
Mr. Cosby is a member of the Advisory Council of the William & Mary Tax Conference. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Southern Federal Tax Institute and is a member of the Government Relations Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Mr. Cosby is also a member of the Partnership and Real Estate Committees of the American Bar Association Tax Section.
Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions
District of Columbia; Virginia