Howard S. Goldberg

Howard S. Goldberg


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4955    Fax: 215.981.4750

“He's a tax expert.” – Chambers USA 2017

Howard Goldberg is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP in the firm’s Tax Group. Mr. Goldberg focuses on tax planning for domestic and international transactions. His practice includes advising on mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, dispositions, private equity transactions, capital markets transactions and restructurings in and out of bankruptcy.

Mr. Goldberg is a frequent speaker on a variety of transactional tax matters. His recent programs include “Tax Structuring of Acquisitions and Dispositions of Portfolio Companies,” “Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Partnerships and LLCs,” “Tax-Free Reorganizations: the Old and the New,” “Structuring for Your Exit at the Time of Investment,” and “Consolidated Return Issues Affecting the Use of Favorable Tax Attributes.”

Mr. Goldberg is a former member of Pepper’s Associates Committee. He also serves as an elected official on his local school board.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Goldberg was an investment banker in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Salomon Brothers in New York.


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1995, editor, Tax Law Review
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1994
  • B.A., Economics, Haverford College, 1988, member, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Practice Areas