Josiah Child
Caplin & Drysdale
Josiah Child Of Counsel

P: (212) 379-6097

F: (212) 379-6001

New York Office


Josiah Child’s practice is focused on transactional tax matters. He advises businesses and high-net-worth individuals on a variety of domestic and international tax matters, including the tax aspects of:

  • the formation and operation of joint ventures and portfolio company holding structures for U.S. and non-U.S. institutional investors and private equity funds;
  • inbound investments in U.S. real property, including through REITs, for private investors, pension plans, and sovereign wealth funds;
  • outbound investment by U.S. taxpayers through controlled foreign corporations (CFCs), partnerships, and other vehicles;
  • pre-immigration tax structuring for high-net-worth individuals planning to become U.S. residents;
  • complex financing transactions for domestic and foreign investors and multinational financial institutions; and
  • mergers and acquisitions by domestic and foreign investors, in public and private transactions.


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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  • 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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  • New York
  • District of Columbia
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