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Jonathan Goldstein
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2048
Fax: +1-212-455-2502
Jonathan Goldstein advises clients on the tax aspects of private investment fund formation, financing transactions, corporate restructurings and bankruptcies, cross-border matters, partnerships and other joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions (including tax-free spin-offs). He also regularly counsels a diverse group of clients on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. At the NYU School of Law, where he earned his LL.M. in taxation, Jonathan won the Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for “demonstrated excellence in taxation throughout” the program. Jonathan was recently profiled by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in tax and recognized as "Up and Coming" in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2018.

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Work Highlights
  • Mars, Incorporated in its investment in and strategic partnership with KIND
  • Microsoft in multiple transactions, including its $28.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn and its $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub
  • Blackstone Group in multiple fundraisings, including its announced $40 billion Infrastructure program, Blackstone Capital Partners VII, the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Program and Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies
  • Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners on the establishment of its $7.2 billion third flagship fund
  • Fifth Third Bancorp in its proposed $4.7 billion merger with MB Financial
  • EQT in multiple fundraisings, including the establishment of its €10.75 eighth flagship fund
  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its proposed $1.375 billion acquisition of NRG Energy's Renewable Energy Business
Education
  • New York University School of Law, 2005 LL.M. Taxation
    Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for distinction in the LLM Taxation Program
  • George Washington University Law School, 2003 J.D.
    High Honors, Order of the Coif
  • University of Rochester, 2000 B.A.
    with distinction
Admissions
  • New York 2004

Jonathan Goldstein is a Partner in the Firm’s Tax Department. Jonathan advises clients on private investment fund formation, the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions (including tax-free spin-offs), tax matters regarding financial institutions, financing transactions, corporate restructurings and bankruptcies, cross-border tax matters and partnerships and other joint ventures. Jonathan also regularly provides advice with respect to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to a diverse group of clients.

Jonathan was recently profiled by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in tax and recognized as "Up and Coming" in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2018.

Jonathan received his B.A., with distinction, from the University of Rochester in 2000 and his J.D., with high honors, from George Washington University in 2003, where he was elected Order of the Coif. Jonathan earned an LL.M. in Taxation in 2005 from New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for distinction in the LL.M. Taxation Program. Jonathan is admitted to practice in New York.

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