A member of the Firm’s Corporate and Tax Practice Groups, Joe advises emerging and middle-market companies spanning a variety of different industries at all stages of development. Joe has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, tax structuring, and tax due diligence.
Joe provides counsel to clients on entity formation, corporate governance, and general tax matters. He serves as an adjunct faculty member at Boston University School of Law, where he teaches “Life Cycle of a Business Venture,” a course that analyzes tax issues encountered by businesses at all stages of their life cycles. Prior to joining Morse, Joe worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Transaction Services group of a Big Four advisory firm based in Boston, where he focused on advising private equity and multinational corporate clients throughout the merger and acquisition life cycle with experience in both buy-side and sell-side transactions with a particular emphasis on software, life sciences, and technology industries.
At Boston University School of Law, Joe was honored at graduation with the Ernest M. Haddad Award which is presented annually to the graduating student in the Graduate Tax Program who best exhibits overall capability, taking into consideration academic achievement, character, and potential to serve the public interest.
Panelist, 7th Annual International Tax Update, M. Robinson & Company
Speaker, Tax Reform, Tax Clinic at St. Thomas University School of Law
Panelist, Tax Reform Roundtable - Corporations, Boston University School of Law
Outside the office
During the academic year, Joe is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate Tax Program at Boston University School of Law assisting with tax law courses for J.D. and LL.M. students. A native of Oklahoma and a die-hard University of Oklahoma football fan, on Fall Saturdays Joe can be found cheering on the Sooners. Outside of football season, Joe enjoys skiing, golfing, and traveling. He also volunteers at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.
News & Events
- Tax Alert
South Dakota v. Wayfair
June 25, 2018
- 2017 M&A Deals
A sampling of the year's M&A transactions
February 26, 2018
- 2017 VC Deals
A sampling of the year's venture capital transactions
February 20, 2018
- Summary of Significant Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
January 29, 2018
- Morse Welcomes Associate Joseph Hunt
November 14, 2017
- Boston University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation)
- St. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- University of Oklahoma, B.A.
- Massachusetts Bar
- New York Bar
- United States Tax Court
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Startups & Emerging Companies
- Tax Planning for Business Transactions
- Venture Capital