Jarrett Kalish

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jarrett Kalish is an associate in the New York office of Baker McKenzie. Jarrett is a member of the Cross-Border Transactions & Integrations team in the Corporate practice group.

Practice Focus

Jarrett regularly assists clients with the planning and implementation of multi-jurisdictional transactions, such as global carve-outs, spin-offs, post-merger integrations and pre-transaction restructurings, divestitures, entity rationalization projects, global expansion projects, and related international corporate matters.

Prior to joining the Firm, Jarrett worked for Ernst & Young LLP where he advised multinational corporations and private equity firms on the tax implications of domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings. Jarrett's other prior experience includes work for another US international law firm as well as the New York City Department of Finance, where in addition to other responsibilities, he helped draft New York City's Business Corporation Tax legislation.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Jarrett's experience included the following:

  • Advised a US publicly traded corporation on a carve-out and private sale of its North and South American workwear business.

  • Advised a leading private equity firm on a cross-border multi-billion dollar take-private transaction of an online education SaaS company that was operating through an "Up-C" structure.

  • Advised a US publicly traded corporation on the spin-off of its multi-billion dollar global jeanswear business.


  • Florida~United States (2019)
  • New Jersey~United States (2014)
  • New York~United States (2014)


  • New York University School of Law (LLM, Taxation) (2016)
  • Brooklyn Law School (JD) (2013)
  • State University of New York at Albany (BA, cum laude) (2010)


  • English