Joshua M Holmes joined the Tax Department of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as an associate in 1999 and was elected partner in 2007. He focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs and financial instruments. Mr. Holmes has been the principal tax lawyer on numerous domestic and cross-border transactions in a wide range of industries.
Mr Holmes received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993, an M.A. in Economics from Stanford University in 1996, a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1999 and an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law in 2004.
Mr Holmes is recognized as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers USA, Who's Who Legal 100, Leaders League, and Super Lawyers. He is an active member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association, in addition to being a member of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, the USA branch of the International Fiscal Association, and the New York Committee of Realty Trust Tax Lawyers.