Don Shiman


Education and Clerkships

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2017

J.D., Rutgers School of Law, Newark, 2012, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Rutgers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Tax Law; Editor, Rutgers Law Review

Master's Degree, Rabbinic Studies, Beth Medrash Govoha, 2006

B.A., Talmudic Law, Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 2003


New York

New Jersey


Don Shiman is a partner in the Tax Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. He works on a wide variety of tax matters, such as those that relate to mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, security offerings, private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate acquisitions, cross-border structuring and cross border acquisitions.

Don works with clients from a broad range of industries, such as food, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and technology. He regularly advises clients that operate in the energy sector such as private equity funds, master limited partnerships and corporations.

Don has authored several articles relating to recent changes to federal tax law.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Preparing for Private Equity Merger and Acquisition Transactions,” CPAmerica Tax Conference, November 8, 2016


D CEO Selects Two Haynes and Boone Transactions as ‘Deals of the Year’

Haynes and Boone worked on two separate M&A transactions involving beverage companies that received “Deal of the Year” awards from D CEO and the Association for Corporate Growth.


Haynes and Boone Represents Corporación POK in Cross-Border Sale

A multi-office team of lawyers led by Haynes and Boone Partner George Y. Gonzalez represented equity owners of Corporación POK, S.A. de C.V. in the sale of stock to Nucor Corporation.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented a leading provider of mobility solutions in its strategic acquisition of another provider, enabling it to greatly expand its services and reach.
  • Represented a physical metals and minerals commodity merchant in the sale of its majority interest.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in the global financial services industry in its formation with capital commitments more than $4 billion.
  • Represented a major local broadcast television and digital media company in its merger into a public company.
  • Represented a foreign company in its issuance of multiple Eurobonds worth $2.15 billion.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the sale of its leading health care service company in a cash transaction valued at $1 billion.
  • Represented a real estate private equity fund in its formation with more than $1 billion in capital commitments.
  • Represented a private equity fund with a focus on investments in mature companies in its formation with more than $5 billion in capital commitments.
  • Represented a private equity fund focused on investments in middle-market companies undergoing a fundamental change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth in its formation with more than $2 billion in capital commitments.

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