Julie Divola


Julie Divola leads the San Francisco Tax practice for Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Her practice focuses on tax aspects of corporate and partnership transactions, including domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings.

Julie currently serves as Vice-Chair, Publications for the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation and as Editor-in-Chief of The Tax Lawyer. She is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.

Julie previously taught Corporate Tax as a Visiting Professor at the U.C. Davis School of Law and Tax Policy as an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Julie serves on a number of professional boards, including the advisory board of the New York University Institute on Federal Taxation, the Bloomberg BNA Corporate Advisory Board, and the editorial board of the Practical Tax Lawyer. Julie was recently selected by her peers as Best Lawyers’ 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” (Tax Law, San Francisco).

Julie serves as Secretary and Trustee for the van Löben Sels/Rembe Rock Foundation (a private foundation that promotes social justice causes through legal services and advocacy).