Yomarie “Jo” Habenicht is an associate in the Firm’s Tax Department, specializing in U.S. federal, corporate, partnership and international tax matters.
Jo focuses her practice on tax structuring and planning for a variety of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, cross-border transactions, restructurings, bankruptcy related transactions and joint ventures.
Her practice also includes providing day-to-day tax advice to domestic and foreign companies on a broad range of tax issues. Jo represents companies before the Internal Revenue Service and local tax authorities on tax examinations.
A co-chair of the Proskauer Women’s Alliance Steering Committee, Jo was selected to be a Protégée for Proskauer’s Women's Sponsorship Program, an initiative that champions high-performing mid-level and senior lawyers as emerging leaders.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Jo worked in the tax services department of a Big 4 accounting firm. She is fluent in Spanish.