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:

  • S&P Global Inc. in the $975 million sale of its engineering solutions business to investment funds managed by KKR & Co. Inc.
  • Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. in the $760 million sale of its attachments and handheld hydraulic tools business to Epiroc AB
  • SharkNinja, Inc. in its spin-off from JS Global Lifestyle Company Limited. As a result of the transaction, SharkNinja became a publicly traded company
  • Trane Technologies plc in its acquisition of Nuvolo Technologies Corporation
  • Pfizer Inc. in connection with:
    • its joint venture combining its consumer health care business with that of GSK plc
    • the $36 billion demerger of Haleon from GSK plc
    • its proposed combination with Allergan plc
    • its proposed acquisition of AstraZeneca PLC
    • the spin-off of its animal health business into a separate publicly traded company
  • 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.
    • 80.1% spin-off of Vontier Corporation and subsequent disposition of its remaining stake
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. in connection with its:
    • spin-off of Versum Materials, Inc.
    • $3.8 billion carve-out sale of the performance materials division of its materials technologies segment to Evonik Industries AG
    • $530 million acquisition of five operating hydrogen plants from PBF Energy Inc.
  • Citigroup Inc. in its proposed (but terminated) sale of the consumer, small business and middle market banking operations of Grupo Financiero Citibanamex, S. A. de C. V.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in connection with the:
    • carve-out sale of its collective investment trust business to Allspring Global Investments
    • 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
    • $1.2 billion carve-out sale of its institutional retirement and trust business to an affiliate of Principal Financial Group, Inc.
    • $2.1 billion carve-out sale of Wells Fargo Asset Management to GTCR LLC and Reverence Capital Partners, L.P.
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp. in connection with:
    • its pursuit of a downstate New York gaming license and proposed development of a multibillion-dollar flagship hospitality, entertainment and casino project on Long Island, New York
    • its acquisition of the long-term lease of the site currently home to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
    • 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.
    • 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

In addition, he has advised on equity and debt offerings and has counseled on the formation and operation of joint ventures and real estate investment trusts.

In recognition of his work, Mr. Jarvis has been named a Rising Star by Law360, which recognizes “attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age,” recognized by ITR World Tax as Highly Regarded and selected for inclusion in The Legal 500. Mr. Jarvis serves as a member of the New York Tax Forum and the Private Investment Fund Tax Forum, as well as a member of the board of the International Tax Institute.



  • 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