Scott Drago is a member of the Business Tax Advisory group, specializing in advising real estate clients on a variety of tax issues, including acquisitions and dispositions, such as UPREIT and DownREIT structures, corporate, partnership and limited liability company structuring and restructuring. Mr. Drago has experience in a broad range of tax matters.
Mr. Drago advises clients on REIT formations, debt and equity offerings and equity-based executive compensation. He also assists clients with cross-border real estate joint ventures and advises foreign investors, including pension funds and high net worth individuals and families, on structuring investments in United States real estate and United States investors and developers investing in real estate in various foreign jurisdictions, such as Spain, France and the UK.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Drago practiced tax law for more than 20 years and was a Senior Tax Partner at a nationally recognized law firm.