Jonathan Goldstein is a Partner in the Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLPs tax department. Jonathan regularly advises on the tax aspects of industry-shaping transactions and serves as tax counsel in connection with numerous marquee private investment fund formations for clients which include Blackstone, EQT, Lexington Partners and Stonepeak. In addition, Jonathan provides guidance on corporate restructurings and bankruptcies, tax matters regarding financial institutions, and advises clients on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), as well as a wide range of other tax-related matters.
Jonathan was recently profiled by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in tax and was recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Jonathan received his B.A., with distinction, from the University of Rochester in 2000 and his J.D., with high honors, from George Washington University in 2003, where he was elected Order of the Coif. Jonathan earned an LL.M. in Taxation in 2005 from New York University School of Law, where he was awarded the Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award for distinction in the LL.M. Taxation Program. Jonathan is admitted to practice in New York.