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  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2011, with honors, Order of the Coif
  • A.B., Harvard College, 2005, magna cum laude, Lawrence Lader Prize in Expository Writing

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Josiah Child

Associate, New York
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Josiah Child is an Associate in Caplin & Drysdale’s New York office. His practice focuses on transactional tax matters.

Mr. Child joined the firm in 2018.


Mr. Child has advised businesses and high-net-worth individuals on a variety of domestic and international tax matters, including the tax aspects of:

  • mergers and acquisitions by domestic and foreign investors, in public and private transactions;

  • investments in real property, including through the use of REITs, for private investors and sovereign wealth funds;

  • complex financing transactions for domestic and foreign investors and multinational financial institutions; and

  • the formation and operation of joint ventures, hedge funds, and portfolio company structures for private equity funds.


Mr. Child was a member of the University of Chicago Law Review. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Child practiced at an international law firm in New York City.

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