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Drew M. Young

Drew M. Young

Transactional Tax Practice Lead – Northeast
Every time we get on the phone with tax counsel from other firms, they all look to Drew Young.
Client, The Legal 500

Drew Young handles a wide range of federal, international, and state and local tax matters for corporations, partnerships and individuals.

Drew's practice focuses on structuring acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations of multinational companies. He also focuses on tax issues associated with structuring investment funds and their portfolio investments, structuring and financing renewable energy projects, including tax equity financings and tax issues associated with cross-border income allocation at the international and state levels.

Bar admissionsMassachusettsNew York
  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University 2008
  • J.D., New England School of Law 2007
  • B.S., Appalachian State University 1999


  • The Legal 500 United States
    • Recommended, Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power (2018-2021, 2023)
      - "Drew Young’s knowledge, creativity, patience and diligence has been crucial." – Client, The Legal 500 2023
      - "Also recommended is Drew Young, who handles both federal and SALT matters." – Client, The Legal 500 2021 
    • Recommended, Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power (2023)
    • Recommended, International Tax 

Prior Experience

While in law school, Drew participated in a clinic at the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board, working on a Commerce Clause case involving a leading financial services provider, and worked as a law clerk in a leading state and local tax practice.

Before becoming a lawyer, Drew served as vice-president and a director of a consulting firm operating in Canada, New Zealand and South Korea. At various times, Drew lived in each of these countries and regularly traveled between the firm's seven offices, serving small businesses and entrepreneurs.