Tax Partner Joins Morrison & Foerster’s San Diego Office
Morrison & Foerster LLP has announced that Peter Elias has joined the firm as a partner in its San Diego office. Mr. Elias joins the firm’s Tax Department, where his practice will focus on joint ventures, LLC, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border tax issues. He recently has focused his practice extensively in the fund formation and private equity area, forming and advising promoters and investors in all types of pooled investment vehicles, including real estate and opportunity funds, hedge funds, and venture capital funds.
Mr. Elias joins the firm from Foley & Lardner. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings School of Law in 1992, and his LL.M. in taxation from the New York University School of Law in 1993. He graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1993.