Joseph Pari is Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax Department and is based in New York and Washington, D.C. Mr. Pari has extensive experience advising on federal income taxation of domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, other divestiture types, restructurings, bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy workouts, acquisition financing, and the use of pass-through entities in acquisitive and divisive transactions, with a particular emphasis on corporate tax planning, the utilization of net operating losses, and other tax attributes and consolidated return matters.
Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Pari was National Principal-in-Charge of Washington National Tax at KPMG LLP.
Mr. Pari is on Bloomberg Industry Group's Corporate Taxation Advisory Board and the New York University Institute on Federal Taxation advisory board, and is an adjunct faculty member at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a frequent speaker on tax issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs and other divestitures, corporate tax planning, workouts, and consolidated return matters.
Mr. Pari has served as chair of the Corporate Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Tax Section; council director for the American Bar Association Tax Section’s Corporate Tax Committee, Committee on Affiliated and Related Corporations, and Bankruptcy and Workouts Committee; chair of the American Bar Association Tax Section’s Committee on Affiliated and Related Corporations and its Subcommittee on Consolidated Returns; co-chair of the Federal Bar Association Domestic Corporate Tax Symposia; and member of the advisory boards of the National Foreign Trade Council, Inc. and the Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Pari is recognized as a 2020 “Washington, D.C. Trailblazer” for Tax by The National Law Journal and named among Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leaders - Global Elite in 2020 for Corporate Tax. He is shortlisted for the 2020 “North America Tax Practice Leader of the Year” Award for Euromoney International Tax Review’s Americas Tax Awards. He has also been selected for inclusion in publications including Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Legal 500 US, Who’s Who Legal, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and Washington D.C. Super Lawyers and Turnarounds & Workouts magazine. Mr. Pari was named Washington, D.C. Tax Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America in 2012.
- District of Columbia
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- New York State
- US Tax Court
- Providence College (B.S., 1984)
- Boston College Law School (J.D., 1987)
- New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1988)