JoonBeom Pae

Tax, Fund Finance, Private Equity, Funds & Investment Management


JoonBeom Pae is a partner in the Tax Transaction & Planning team of Mayer Brown’s New York office. His practice focuses on the tax aspects of the formation, financing and investment activities of domestic and international private funds. JoonBeom regularly advises both sponsors and investors in connection with structuring and operation of various types of funds, including buyout, infrastructure, real estate and debt funds. He is also experienced in secondary sale of fund interests and M&A transactions involving partnerships.


  • Represented a private equity firm as purchaser in an approximately $112 million investment tax credit transfer transaction for two utility-scale solar and storage projects in Kern and Los Angeles Counties, California.


  • Northwestern University School of Law, JD
    Managing Editor, Journal of International Human Rights; Awarded Outstanding Tax Student from the Federal Taxation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association
  • New York University School of Law , LLM in Taxation
  • Seoul National University, BA, summa cum laude


  • New York


  • Co-Chair of the Tax Committee of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association