Josiah Child

  • Associate at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
  • 600 Lexington Avenue, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10022
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Josiah Child is an Associate in Caplin & Drysdale’s New York office. His practice focuses on transactional tax matters.

Mr. Child joined the firm in 2018.


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.

Recent News

•10 Caplin & Drysdale Attorneys Contribute to ABA's Annual Section of Taxation Midyear Meeting , January 3, 2019
•Caplin & Drysdale Welcomes Josiah Child to Its New York Office , February 20, 2018

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

Recent Publications

• Proposed Regulations Under Section 956 , with H. David Rosenbloom and Jonathan S. Brenner, Caplin & Drysdale Client Alert, November 6, 2018
• Navigating QBAI Quirks of the GILTI Regulations , with J. Clark Armitage and Jonathan S. Brenner, Bloomberg Tax, Tax Management International Journal, November 5, 2018
• SPECIAL REPORT: The Nitty-Gritty of FDII , with Jonathan S. Brenner, Tax Notes, October 22, 2018

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Business, Investment & Transactional Tax

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(212) 379-6097  Phone
University Attended:
Harvard College, A.B., magna cum laude, 2005
Law School Attended:
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with honors, 2011; Order of the Coif; Lawrence Lader Prize in Expository Writing
Year of First Admission:
New York

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