Orrick Welcomes Business Tax Advisor Pete Elias


Orrick announced today that Pete Elias has joined the firm as a partner in our Tax practice, based in Santa Monica. Pete is the 5th partner to join Orrick’s corporate team since January 2021. He joins the firm from Pillsbury.

“Pete is well known to our team as a tax advisor of the highest caliber. We are delighted to add him to support growing demand in our M&A and Tech Companies practices,” said Chas Cardall, leader of Orrick’s global Tax practice. 

Pete advises clients on domestic and cross-border tax issues that arise in complex business and investment transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, private equity and venture capital investment fund transactions, and equity and debt financings. He brings extensive experience advising rapidly growing tech companies on tax issues, as well as provides counsel on real estate capital markets transactions and joint ventures.