Josiah Child
Caplin & Drysdale
Josiah Child Associate

P: (212) 379-6097

F: (212) 379-6001

New York Office


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.

Practice Area(s)

Recent News

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Moderator, 360 Degree Perspective: U.S. Withholding and Global Information Reporting, ABA Section of Taxation, 2019 ABA Midyear Meeting, January 17, 2019

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Recent Publications

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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

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
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