Kylie N. Barza’s practice focuses on U.S. federal income tax matters.

She advises foreign and domestic clients on financing transactions, spin-offs, international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, internal restructurings, and capital markets transactions.

Kylie joined the firm in 2015 and became a partner in 2024.

Notable Experiences


  • Honeywell in the spin-off of its homes and ADI global distribution business, Resideo Technologies.

  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget in the spin-off of its hygiene and health businesses into a new company called Essity.

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Corporate M&A

  • Google in its acquisitions of Famebit and Orbitera.

  • OpenText in its $1.62 billion acquisition of Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division.

  • Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baker and distributor of baked goods, in its $650 million acquisition of East Balt Bakeries.

  • FEMSA in its acquisition of North American Corp. and WAXIE Sanitary Supply.

  • América Móvil in a number of transactions, including in its $6.25 billion sale of TracFone to Verizon, its $905 million acquisition of Nextel Brazil and $648 million acquisition of Telefónica’s operations in El Salvador and Guatemala.

  • American Tower in its $10.1 billion acquisition of CoreSite Realty Corporation. 

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