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Joseph P. Opich

Partner, Tax Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6596
Fax: 1(212) 230-7883


Joseph Opich is a partner and chair of 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.


  • 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)



    Engagement & Publications

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

    Practice Areas

    Investment Management


    Private Equity

    Structured Credit

    Life Sciences and Healthcare

    LIBOR Transition

    Asset-Backed Finance




    New York Bar


    University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 1987

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, A.B. 1982

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