Todd Gluth is the chair of Cooley's tax practice group. Todd advises clients on structuring and tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, public and private offerings of securities, debt and equity restructurings, real estate transactions, executive compensation, the organization and operation of investment funds, and investments by tax-exempt and non-U.S. investors. He also represents clients in connection with federal and state tax controversies, voluntary disclosures, private letter rulings, and commercial litigation involving tax matters.

Download full bio 


  • Tmunity Therapeutics Agrees to Sell to Kite 

  • Horizon Therapeutics to Be Acquired by Amgen for Approximately $28 Billion 

  • EV Connect Sells to Schneider Electric 

  • Prodege Agrees to Acquire BitBurst 

  • Blockdaemon Acquires Sepior 

  • View all

Todd is 'an exceptional tax attorney' who 'communicates difficult matters in a very clear way,' and is 'an authority and skilled influencer who achieves outsized outcomes.' – Chambers USA 2022

  • New York University School of Law
    Executive LLM, 2013

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law
    JD, Order of the Coif, Thelen Marrin Prize for Academic Achievement, 2005

  • Princeton University
    AB, English
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2000

Admissions & Credentials



Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Tax - California: Southern (2022)