Ameek A. Ponda

Adjunct Professor

Partner and Co-director, Tax Department, Sullivan & Worcester-Boston office

BA summa cum laude, Harvard University
JD magna cum laude, Harvard Law School
LLM in Taxation, valedictorian, Boston University School of Law

Areas of Interest
Tax Law

Ameek Ashok Ponda is a partner and co-director of the Tax Department in Sullivan & Worcester LLP’s Boston office, and a member of the firm’s management committee. He has extensive experience in structuring corporate mergers and acquisitions, designing REIT transactions and financial instruments, and working on cross border financings and acquisitions. In 2010, Mr. Ponda was appointed to the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council.

Mr. Ponda is also an adjunct professor with the Boston University School of Law, where he has taught Graduate Tax Program seminars in Business Tax Planning, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, International Transactions, RICs & REITs, and Financial Products. He is a member of the American Law Institute, the International Fiscal Association, the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Born in Bombay, Mr. Ponda is fluent in both Hindi and Urdu (written and spoken), and is a charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). In 2007 Mr. Ponda was named as one of Boston Business Journal’s 40-under-40.

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