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Yun (Joy) is Counsel in the firm’s Global Corporate group. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Joy was an M&A Tax Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where she advised private equity funds and strategic investors on domestic and cross-border acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures.  Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in October 2013, Joy was a tax associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP, where she advised clients on a wide range of transactions, industries and geographies, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, financing arrangements, real estate transactions and workouts, bankruptcy and insolvency restructurings, and formation of investment funds and other investment vehicles. 


  • New York University School of Law, 2005, LL.M., Taxation
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2003, J.D., Associate Editor, Journal of Labor and Employment Law
  • Peking University, 1997, B.A., English

  • New York
  • New Jersey

  • American Bar Association, Tax Section, Member 
  • New York State Bar, Tax Section, Member 
  • New York City Bar Association, Member (Committee of Taxation of Business Entities, Member (2008-2011) )

  • Mandarin