Joshua W. Snider


Joshua’s practice focuses on tax, business, corporate and transactional law, advising on issues concerning domestic and international business structures and transactions, tax matters and mergers and acquisitions.

His practice includes issues relating to various business structures, including, joint ventures, corporations, partnerships and LLCs, in the domestic and international areas. He has extensive experience with complicated cross-border business and tax matters, in-bound and outbound business transactions, with a particular focus on cross-border issues in Mexico. He also assists clients with wealth and estate planning for high net worth individuals as well as international estate planning. Joshua also represents taxpayers in tax controversy matters, before the Internal Revenue Service in administrative appeals and before the United States Tax Court and Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit. Joshua also has extensive experience with tax compliance as it relates to government pension funds and plans.

Joshua received his B.A. degree in Political Science with an emphasis on International Relations, summa cum laude from Fort Hays State University (2005), and a J.D, magna cum laude, from the Texas Tech University School of Law (2008). He joined the Firm in 2008, became a shareholder in 2015, and currently serves as a managing shareholder of the Firm.


He currently serves on the board of directors for the FEMAP Foundation, one of the region’s best known multinational charitable organizations that provides support to low-income residents through healthcare, education, outreach and economic development in Cd. Juarez, previously served as a member of the Millennial Advisory Board for the Hospitals of Providence System in El Paso, and previously served on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and as Chapter Counsel for the March of Dimes - El Paso Chapter.

Professional Affiliations and Accomplishments

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas - Taxation Section
  • State Bar of Texas - Business Section
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • El Paso Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court Bar
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Past Advisory Member – State Bar of Texas, Professionalism Committee
  • LeadershipSBOT – Class of 2014
  • 2019 Fort Hays State Alumni Award
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch © by Woodward/White, Inc., (Business Organizations), 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star © by Thomson Reuters, Business and Corporate Tax, 2022

Admissions & Qualifications

Texas, 2008

New Mexico, 2009

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


Texas Tech School of Law, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude

Fort Hays State University, B.A., 2005, summa cum laude

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