JoonBeom Pae is Tax counsel in Weil’s Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits Department and is based in New York. Mr. Pae’s practice focuses on the tax aspects of a variety of domestic and cross-border corporate transactions, including fund formation, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Pae has substantial experience with advising both sponsors and investors in connection with formation, structuring and operation of various types of onshore and offshore funds, including buyout, infrastructure, real estate and debt funds.
Mr. Pae is currently a member of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association and serves as co-chair of the Tax Committee of the Asian American Bar Association of New York. Mr. Pae previously practiced as a certified public accountant in South Korea at a leading international accounting firm.
Mr. Pae received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Journal of International Human Rights and was awarded Outstanding Tax Student Award from Federal Taxation Committee of Chicago Bar Association. He earned his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and his B.A., summa cum laude, from Seoul National University.