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About Joe Soltis

Joe is a tax partner based in our New York office. Joe represents clients across multiple industries on US and international tax-related aspects of transactional deals, including domestic and cross-border taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, financing arrangements, investments, partnerships and joint ventures, bankruptcy reorganizations, securities issuances, and real estate matters. 

Recent work

  • Molekule Group on its all-stock merger with Aura Smart Air.
  • Jungheinrich AG on its $375 million acquisition of Storage Solutions, Inc.
  • Berkeley Lights on its acquisition of IsoPlexis.
  • Coupa on its pending $8 billion sale to Thoma Bravo.
  • TriNet Group, Inc. on its $109 million modified Dutch auction tender offer.
  • Sonoco on its acquisition of the remaining equity interest in its joint venture with the WestRock Company, RTS Packaging, and one paper mill for $330 million. 
  • Alpha Dhabi on its acquisition of a 25% stake in Gordon Technologies.
  • BP on its $4.1 billion take-private of Archaea Energy.
  • ServiceNow on its acquisition of Era Software, Inc.
  • AmerisourceBergen on its $1.3 billion acquisition of PharmaLex.
  • TriNet on its acquisition of Clarus R+D Solutions.
  • eBay on its acquisition of TCGplayer. 
  • Portico Holdings LLC in the sale of its business to Cowen, Inc.
  • MacAndrews & Forbes in connection with the pre-packaged Chapter 11 reorganization of Deluxe Entertainment.
  • Apax Partners in its joint venture with Accenture and the subsequent IPO of Duck Creek Technologies, Inc.
  • Wilshire Associates in its acquisition by CC Capital and Motive Partners.
  • Permira Funds in its acquisition and subsequent disposition of valuation and corporate finance advisor Duff & Phelps.
  • Hillenbrand, Inc. in its acquisition of Milacron Holdings Corp.
  • Exact Sciences Corporation in its acquisition of Genomic Health, Inc.
  • 21st Century Fox in its spin-off of Fox Corporation and sale to Disney.
  • Sealed Air in its disposition of its Diversey cleaning and chemicals business to Bain Capital.
  • Windstream Holdings, Inc. in its spinoff of Communications Sales & Leasing, Inc. an independent publicly traded REIT and its subsequent debt-for-equity exchanges with respect to its remaining stake in CS&L.
  • Spotify Technologies S.A. in its acquisition of Gimlet Media, Inc., Bill Simmons Media Group LLC, and other podcast technology and content companies.
  • Various SPAC sponsors in connection with the formation and initial public offering of SPACs and subsequent business combinations.



  • LLM, Taxation, New York University Law School
  • JD, New York University Law School
  • BA, Political Sciences, New York University College of Arts and Science

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  • New York