Alec J. Jarvis

Alec J. Jarvis

Partner, Tax
Alec J. Jarvis advises clients on a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters, including public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, including spin-offs, joint ventures and internal restructurings.


Mr. Jarvis has advised:

  • Pfizer Inc. in connection with its pending joint venture combining its consumer health care business with GlaxoSmithKline plc’s; its proposed combination with Allergan plc; its proposed acquisition of AstraZeneca PLC; and the spin-off of its animal health business into a separate publicly traded company;
  • Jefferies LLC as financial advisor to Fertitta Entertainment, Inc. in its merger with FAST Acquisition Corp at an enterprise value of $6.6 billion. As a result of the merger, Fertitta will become a publicly traded company;
  • Southwestern Energy Company in its:
    • $2.7 billion acquisition of Indigo Natural Resources, LLC; and
    • $849 million acquisition of Montage Resources Corporation from EnCap Investments L.P.;
  • Fortive Corporation in the $3 billion reverse Morris trust combination of four operating companies from its automation and specialty platform with Altra Industrial Motion Corp.;
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in connection with:
    • the carve-out sale of its collective investment trust business to Allspring Global Investments;
    • the sale of its private student loans portfolio to a group of investors, with Firstmark Services, a division of NelNet, Inc., assuming responsibility for servicing the portfolio; and
    • the carve-out sale of its institutional retirement and trust business to an affiliate of Principal Financial Group, Inc. for $1.2 billion;
  • Sprint Corporation (as co-counsel) regarding the regulatory aspects of its $59 billion merger with T-Mobile US, Inc.;
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp. in:
    • the $6.25 billion sale of its real estate property and operations in Las Vegas to funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc.; and
    • the $1.3 billion sale of its Sands Bethlehem property in Pennsylvania to Wind Creek Hospitality, an affiliate of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama;
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. in its spin-off of Versum Materials, Inc. and its sale of the performance materials division of its materials technologies segment to Evonik Industries AG for $3.8 billion in cash;
  • Bruce Sherman, as part of an ownership group led by former New York Yankee Derek Jeter, in the $1.2 billion acquisition of Major League Baseball’s Miami Marlins; and
  • The PGA TOUR in the merger of one of its affiliates with an affiliate of EZLinks Golf to create EZLinks Golf LLC, a leading online tee time reservation business.

In addition, Mr. Jarvis has advised on equity and debt offerings and has counseled on the formation and operation of joint ventures and real estate investment trusts. In 2022, he was selected as a Rising Star by Law360, which recognizes “attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age,” in addition to being recognized by The Legal 500.



  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2010 (Harry J. Rudick Memorial Award)
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2009 (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., University of Florida, 2006 (cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)


  • New York

Alec J. Jarvis