As an associate in the firm’s transactional practice group, John S. Wolfe specializes in tax, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate governance, business formation, tax-exempt organizations, and estate planning. John has experience advising in a broad range of sectors, including manufacturing, construction, medical marijuana, oil and gas, and non-profit. His practice also includes estate planning and he regularly advises clients on estate and gift tax matters.
John is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law where he served as a Note Editor on the American Indian Law Review. After law school, John received a Master of Laws in Taxation from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining the firm, John worked as a tax consultant in the areas of state and local taxation and mergers and acquisitions in the McLean, Virginia office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
John is admitted to practice before all Oklahoma state courts, and is a member of the Tulsa County Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Tulsa Estate Planning Forum.
John regularly counsels clients in the following types of matters:
– Private equity, securities offerings, and sales and acquisitions of portfolio companies.
– Medical marijuana companies in entity choice, structure, and tax matters.
– Choice of entity and formation: S-corporations, C-corporations, LLCs, joint ventures, partnerships, and tax-exempt organizations.
– Estate planning, including tax planning and business succession.
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2015
University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 2014
University of Colorado at Denver, B.A., 2011