Justin Hannan helps businesses and individuals navigate the complexities of federal, state and international tax planning and compliance. He helps clients structure and form business ventures, including private investment funds, family offices and tax-exempt organizations. Justin assists both buyers and sellers of closely held businesses, as well as publicly traded companies, with the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
On the individual side, Justin assists clients with domestic and international tax planning, multi-generational wealth transfer strategies and executive compensation issues. He also helps clients form qualified opportunity funds and is a frequent writer and speaker on the subject.
Prior to joining Day Pitney, Justin worked as a senior tax associate at a large tax consulting firm and served as a judicial intern to the Honorable S. Jane Haggerty in Massachusetts' Middlesex County Superior Court.
Represented a fund manager in connection with forming and structuring a qualified opportunity fund that focused on developing residential real estate
Assisted a publicly traded bank on various tax matters in conjunction with its merger with another publicly traded bank
Advised an international medical simulation company in its acquisition of a domestic healthcare education company
Assisted international client with tax structuring and compliance in connection with $1 billion sale of U.S. real property
Representing a U.S. family-owned business in the medical and aeronautical thermoplastics industry in its sale to a U.S. manufacturing company
Implementing a "rolling" GRAT strategy for a high net worth individual owning highly appreciated stock to mitigate transfer tax exposure