Jason D. Navarino is a Partner in the Firm’s Tax and Corporate Groups.
He has considerable experience advising both large and small business clients with respect to structuring and documenting domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures in a tax-efficient and tax-compliant manner. He also helps them form operating and investment partnerships and limited liability companies, in addition to managing other tax and corporate matters.
Additionally, Jason counsels nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations with respect to tax, corporate, employment, and intellectual property matters.
Jason received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2007, where he was Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal and Director of the Community and Economic Development Clinic and its Small Business Legal Services program. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 2004. Jason attained his LL.M. in Tax Law at New York University in 2013.
Jason served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Barry T. Albin, Supreme Court of New Jersey. Prior to joining Riker Danzig, he was an Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.
Areas of Emphasis
Mergers & Acquisitions
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
New York University School of Law, LL.M.,Taxation, 2013
Yale Law School, J.D., 2007
Princeton University, A.B., summa cum laude, 2004
Past Chair, Tax Section, NJ State Bar Association
Chair, Tax Section, International Taxation Committee, NJ State Bar Association
Member, Tax Section, NY State Bar Association
Member, NJ Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Malpractice Insurance
President, New York Future Problem Solving Program, Inc.
Secretary, Future Problem Solving Program of New Jersey, Inc.
Member, Legal, Wealth, and Tax Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of New Jersey
Rankings & Recognitions
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has included Jason in Band One for Tax Law in its 2022 publication. Jason “is noted for his strength in providing counsel on tax issues arising from M&A. He routinely handles issues with complex cross-border elements.” Chambers sources say: “Jason is an excellent attorney, very detailed-oriented and commercially astute.” “He has consistently demonstrated an ability to deliver excellence in terms of quality of advice, responsiveness, service and commercial sensibility.”
Jason has been named as one of the NJBIZ Forty Under 40 recipients for 2016. The Forty Under 40 awards program celebrates the state’s most accomplished young businesspeople who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence, and the community.
In 2015, Jason was named a “New Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal. A high honor, the Law Journal selects for this recognition attorneys in their second decade of practice whose achievements in the workplace and public service involvement distinguish them from their peers.
Thomson Reuters has included Jason on its Super Lawyers “Rising Star” list since 2014.
See Awards and Honors Methodology.
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