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Joel is managing partner of Sullivan. He is particularly experienced in the tax structuring of complex business and investment arrangements using partnerships, limited liability companies and Subchapter S corporations, and has served on the boards of a number of enterprises. He advises on the tax structuring of merger and acquisition transactions, and has been involved with hedge fund offerings and the financing of emerging companies. Joel also provides individual income and estate tax planning services for persons of substantial means.


  • One Post Office Square
    Boston, MA 02109


  • Boston University School of Law, LL.M., graduated 1987
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., graduated 1984
  • Harvard University, B.A., graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • United Kingdom, London and Wales (Registered foreign lawyer)
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar


  • Boardman Capital Partners - Board of Advisors
  • American and Boston Bar Associations - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Tax Law


  • PLC Which Lawyer?, Leading Lawyer in Tax (2008-2010)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2005-2014, 2017-2018)

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