Steven J. Joffe | Senior Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Steve Joffe

Steven J. Joffe

  • Senior Managing Director
  • T: +1 212 247 1010
  • F: +1 212 841 9350
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    • Three Times Square
    • 9th Floor
    • New York, NY, 10036
    • United States
    • T: +1 212 247 1010
    • F: +1 212 841 9350
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Steven J. Joffe is a Senior Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in New York. Mr. Joffe has more than 34 years of diversified experience as a tax specialist and lawyer with a unique combination of business advisory, technical, analytical and communication skills and perspectives. He has extensive experience in private industry, public accounting, law firms and government.

Mr. Joffe specializes in identifying and developing strategic solutions to tax issues that arise in the context of restructuring distressed companies. He has provided critical tax advice in more than 100 restructuring and bankruptcy engagements.

Mr. Joffe also specializes in the taxation of mergers and acquisitions and has performed numerous pre-acquisition reviews for corporate and private equity clients. In addition, Mr. Joffe has served as a consulting and testifying tax expert in forensic accounting and litigation matters.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Joffe served as the senior tax executive for Metromedia, a private investment group, where he was responsible for tax issues arising from strategic acquisitions and dispositions and for in-house tax compliance and audit functions. Mr. Joffe led the planning for all stock and asset acquisitions; tax free reorganizations of publicly traded companies; asset dispositions by public and private companies; acquisitions of loss corporations and the utilization of such losses; and multimillion dollar acquisitions, dispositions, leases and tax free exchanges of assets for Metromedia and its portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Metromedia, Mr. Joffe was a senior mergers and acquisitions tax specialist with Price Waterhouse, where he analyzed, planned and structured transactions for major clients in New York and Los Angeles. During his tenure, he planned for stock and asset acquisitions by the U.S. and foreign multinationals and financial investors, including the utilization of net operating losses of acquired companies. Mr. Joffe was also involved in determining tax effective purchase price allocations, performing pre-acquisition reviews of target companies, and planning for bankruptcy and cross-border restructurings.

Before that, Mr. Joffe spent 11 years as a practicing attorney and tax specialist for boutique M&A and venture capital, as well as general practice law firms in New York, where he planned and structured transactions for corporate clients, venture capitalists and financial investors.

Mr. Joffe has authored or co-authored numerous articles on consolidated return issues, captive insurance and bankruptcy restructurings that have appeared in publications, such as the Journal of Taxation, Taxes Magazine, The Bankruptcy Strategist, The Bankruptcy Law Reporter and the Norton Bankruptcy Law Advisor.

Mr. Joffe holds an LL.M in taxation from New York University’s School of Law, a J.D. with honors from The National Law Center at George Washington University and a B.S. cum laude in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Joffe is a member of the tax section of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

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