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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

  • 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; and
  • 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