Joel Carpenter


Adv. Joel R. Carpenter, a partner at ZAG-S&W, is managing partner of Sullivan & Worcester.


He is particularly experienced in the tax structuring of complex business and investment arrangements using partnerships, limited liability companies and Subchapter S corporations, and has served on the boards of a number of enterprises.


He advises on the tax structuring of merger and acquisition transactions, and has been involved with hedge fund offerings and the financing of emerging companies. Mr. Carpenter also provides individual income and estate tax planning services for persons of substantial means.



LL.M., Taxation, Boston University School of Law, 1987

J.D., magna cum laude, Boston College Law School, 1984

B.A., Harvard College, 1979


Bar Admissions

Massachusetts, 1985

London and Wales (Registered foreign lawyer), 2013