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Joseph P. Opich

Partner, Tax Department
T 1(212) 318-6596
F 1(212) 230-7883

Joseph Opich is a partner in the Tax practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. He practices in the areas of federal and state tax law, finance, real estate and securities law.

Mr. Opich concentrates his practice in analyzing the tax issues arising in real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions of business entities, including leveraged transactions, the organization and restructuring of joint ventures, capital markets transactions and tax issues affecting the investments of tax-exempt organizations.  He regularly advises both real estate investment trusts and other investment funds in their formation and transactional activity.

Speaking Engagements and Publications

  • Published several articles in the field of taxation and the structuring of business transactions


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1987 (cum laude, Journal of Law Reform, Contributing Editor)
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor, A.B., 1982 (with distinction)