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Josh Prywes focuses his practice on federal, international, multistate, and local tax planning and implementation for both U.S. and foreign companies. Josh also has experience representing investors and developers in real estate joint venture agreements and related development agreements. Josh has advised a variety of businesses on the tax implications of inbound and outbound transactions. He regularly structures and negotiates complex partnership and corporate agreements throughout the United States and has experience advising clients on the tax implications of real estate transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions.


  • Partnership, corporate and limited liability company (LLC) formations, restructurings, and liquidations
  • Inbound and outbound cross border mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and joint ventures
  • Federal taxation
  • International taxation
  • Texas and State and Local taxation
  • REITs
  • Private equity



  • Advised domestic REIT in $600 million acquisition and development of mixed-use property.
  • Advised domestic REIT in series of acquisitions of self-storage facilities.
  • Advised joint venture of Invesco and L+M Development on $325 million acquisition of Manhattan apartment complex portfolio.
  • Advised foreign REIT on structuring of joint venture investment in U.S. real property.
  • Represented private equity funds in tax aspects of investment, acquisition and divestiture transactions.
  • Represented private equity fund in acquisition of industrial and environmental services company.
  • Advised private equity fund in acquisition and restructuring of utility construction company.
  • Advised private equity funds on tax structuring of key executive tax-deferred equity rollovers.
  • Conducted tax planning and structuring on acquisitions of U.S. and foreign business by private equity clients.
  • Conducted tax planning on inbound investments and acquisitions of U.S. real estate including advising on financing, structuring, and tax reporting.
  • Negotiated and drafted company and LLC agreements for U.S. and foreign partners and shareholders including drafting of waterfall provisions, profits interests, management agreements and incentive plans.
  • Wrote tax opinions regarding securitization offerings.
  • Advised REITs on tax due diligence and structuring considerations of acquisitions of U.S. real estate projects.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Tax Law, 2021-2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2022-2023
  • Texas Bar Association, Tax Section
    • Vice Chair, Committee on Government Submissions
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Dallas Mayor's Star Council, 2017-2018
  • Vice-Chair, Dallas Bar Association, Public Forum Committee, 2018


  • LL.M., Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
  • B.A., Emory University
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Tax Court