JONATHAN WESTREICH is a tax associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Jonathan’s practice includes the representation of public and private companies and investment funds in public and private mergers, equity and asset acquisitions and dispositions, tax-free reorganizations and internal restructurings. He counsels corporations, investment managers of hedge funds and private equity funds, LLCs and operating partnerships on structuring and tax issues of formation, choice of entity, and operating and joint-venture agreements. In addition, Jonathan works on transactions involving equity and mortgage REITs, including representing issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, and other real estate finance and joint-venture transactions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Jonathan participated in the Summer Honors Internship Program at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Jonathan earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was executive editor of the Harvard Business Law Review and researched U.S. federal income tax reform proposals for Professor Louis Kaplow.
Prior to attending law school, Jonathan served in Rabbinic positions in the United States and abroad. He received his bachelor’s degree in Talmudic studies from Beth Medrash Govoha.