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Practice Group

Tax Insurance

Josh Emmett

Vice President

New York, NY

Josh is a Vice President in the Tax Insurance Practice at CAC Specialty. Josh joined CAC Specialty in June of 2023 where he will be assisting clients procure tax policies in connection with federal tax credits. The Inflation Reduction Act expanded both the amount and scope of tax credits available, but also increased the complexity of qualification strategies for sponsors and Josh is excited to bring his expertise to the tax insurance market to navigate these new developments.

Prior to joined CAC, Josh spent six years as an associate in the tax group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he primarily advised sponsors who were constructing, buying and selling, and financing renewable energy projects that intended to qualify for federal tax credits. Josh advised sponsors from the early stages of tax credit qualification, negotiating procurement agreements for transformers, wind turbines, and EPC contracts, all the way through to tax equity and debt financing. Josh frequently drafted memoranda and opinions on tax credit qualification, including beginning of construction and continuous efforts strategies.

Josh graduated with honors from the University of Connecticut where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Duke University School of Law and a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University Law School.