Argyrios C. Saccopoulos
Argyrios C. Saccopoulos is an attorney in Jackson Walker’s tax group. Argyrios regularly represents buyers, sellers, and joint venture partners in M&A and real estate transactions, including federal income tax considerations of debt financings, merger agreements, and dealings in stock, partnership interests, and blocker structures. Argyrios has extensive experience counseling fund sponsors and investors on federal income tax aspects of fund formations and investments. Argyrios advises clients on the formation, qualification, and operations of real estate investment trusts, including their use in captive fund structures, and has previously advised some of the largest publicly listed REITs in the United States in REIT compliance matters. Additionally, Argyrios advises clients endeavoring to qualify for the new “qualified opportunity zone” tax incentive structures implemented as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
In law school, Argyrios was an Articles Editor for the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights and interned with the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, where he focused on issues of protecting religious freedom in public schools.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Argyrios worked for a major law firm in Boston, Massachusetts, where he developed his tax practice and helped teach the tax portion of workshops for small business owners and community development lenders.
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin (Plan II Honors)
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
LL.M., Taxation, Boston University School of Law