Joshua A. Kaplan
Josh Kaplan focuses his practice on structuring and negotiating complex real estate joint ventures and investments, in addition to advising clients in connection with securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He specializes in providing legal counsel to sponsors and their financial collaborators in the establishment of partnerships with respect to the acquisition, development and ownership of real estate and other operating businesses. His extensive experience covers counseling on structuring, formation of, investment in, and securities offerings for, joint ventures, private placements, and real estate private equity funds. Going beyond individual transactions, Josh assists clients in devising and implementing effective business strategies which involves negotiating venture agreements and overseeing acquisition transactions across various industries, including real estate, cannabis and hospitality.
With over a decade of experience as a transaction tax attorney, an LL.M. in Tax, and licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida (inactive), Josh possesses a unique advantage lending a strong tax background to his practice, which allows him to give clients a more holistic and strategic view of transactions. Josh’s multifaceted practice and wealth of experience in the real estate sector cements his role as a trusted advisor who ensures that his clients’ ventures are both legally sound and strategically informed.
EducationNew York University, LL.M., 2006American University, J.D., Washington College of Law, cum laude, 2005University of Florida, M.A., 2002University of Florida, B.S., 2002
Bar AdmissionsFloridaNew York
Awards/HonorsFlorida Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars, 2015 - 2019
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