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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

ONE NEW YORK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NY 10004, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 859 8000
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Fax +1 212 859 4000
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Web:
www.friedfrank.com
Frankfurt, London, New York, Washington DC

Joseph Fox

Tel:
Work +1 212 859 8853
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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Tax

Position

Mr. Fox focuses on domestic and cross-border tax issues relating to capital markets, financing and derivatives transactions. He regularly represents US and non-US clients in a variety of contexts, such as equity and debt offerings, bank financing transactions, debt restructurings and derivatives transactions, and is experienced with specialized vehicles and industries, including RICs, REITs, credit funds, real estate funds, insurance companies and shipping companies. He also advises on asset management tax considerations and international tax issues.

Career

Mr. Fox joined Fried Frank in 2006 and became a partner in 2018.

Education

Mr. Fox received his JD, magna cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law in 2006 and his BA from Yeshiva B'nei Torah Rabbinical Seminary in 2003.


United States: Tax

US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP’s New York- and Washington DC-based tax team is ‘excellent in all regards’, with a ‘great ability to understand business’ and a ‘practical knowledge of markets’. The practice is best known for its hedge and equity fund formation, asset management, public M&A and financing tax work. David Shapiro assists BlackRock Investment Management with the activities of its Global Renewable Power Fund II, including investments into renewable energy projects in OECD member countries. Another recent highlight was advising on the sale of client Humana to Aetna for $37bn. Corporate tax partner Alan Kaden has ‘unbelievable tax knowledge, problem-solving ability and a talent to convey complex tax rules in an understandable manner’, and the ‘easy-to-work-withMichael Alteris great at presenting complicated issues’. Also recommended are the ‘smart and creativeRobert Cassanos, and Joseph Fox, who is ‘very good in the debt instrument area’. Associate Reid Thompson is also worthy of note.

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