Joseph Tootle is a tax partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Joseph advises clients on the tax aspects of a range of matters, including international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, REITs and real estate transactions. He also advises private equity clients on the tax aspects of forming and operating investment funds.


Thought Leadership


Co-Author with G. Mandel, "The New World of Anti-Hybrid Rules," 159 Tax Notes 1607, June 11, 2018

Note, "The Regulation of Corporate Inversions and 'Substantial Business Activities',” 33 Va. Tax Rev. 353, 2013


Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious, 2023

Memberships & Affiliations

Member, New York State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014New York


  • University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.2013
  • University of AlabamaB.S., Accounting2008