Burr & Forman

Joshua A. Ehrenfeld

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  • M.B.A., Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University
  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School
  • B.A., Government, College of William and Mary



New Mexico

New York


  • Tennessee Bar Association, Middle TN Delegate - International Law & Practice Leadership
  • Florida Bar
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2014-2015)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Business and Management Honor Society
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Tax (2016)

Partner | Jacksonville, FL Nashville, TN

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Business & Succession Planning Business Formation Commercial & Corporate Finance Commercial Contracts International Law & Tax Mergers & Acquisitions Private Equity & Venture Capital Tax Law Health Care Health Care Business, Governance & Transactional Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Corporate Public Finance Tax Sales Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions Agriculture Funding & Lending Opportunity Zones PPP and CARES Act Audit, Investigations and Defense


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Josh is a member of the Corporate & Tax Practice Group with a focus on domestic and international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, early-stage and start-up companies, private equity, and corporate finance. He advises clients worldwide on a wide-range of domestic and cross-border transactional and business-related issues.

Josh’s background includes experience in global mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures transactions, as well as corporate governance and regulatory matters. He also has significant experience including structuring and executing transactions involving foreign direct investment (FDI) into the U.S. and U.S. investment overseas as well as advising businesses and individuals on global personnel and employment issues, including taxation of U.S. expatriates, and foreign employees in the U.S.

Josh has represented borrowers and lenders in various domestic and cross-border financial transactions, including senior secured and subordinated leveraged and acquisition financings, asset-based financings, restructurings and syndicated finance transactions. In addition, Josh has represented issuers, underwriters, private equity and investment banking clients on a number of SEC-registered public offerings and exempt private placements.

Josh is also a member of the firm’s Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions Group and advises businesses on a variety of matters relating to the use, incorporation and impact of blockchain technology, as well as the issuance and utilization of cryptocurrencies.

Prior to joining Burr, Josh worked in the New York and London offices of Shearman & Sterling and served as General Counsel for a New Mexico energy company managing the financing and development of natural gas generation facilities.