Pillsbury partner Harsha Reddy concentrates on international tax matters and advises a global clientele on a variety of tax issues.

Harsha advises entities and individuals on the U.S. federal income tax aspects of international transactions and represents them in financing transactions, inbound and outbound investments, asset and stock purchases and sales, mergers, divestitures, and stock and securities offerings. 

Representative Experience

  • Representing a leading investment bank in the structuring and execution of a variety of drug royalty monetizations (sales and financings), related structured finance transactions and high-yield debt financings.
  • Representing a variety of issuers, lenders, borrowers, lessors and lessees in the aviation industry.
  • Representing a leading European industrial company in multibillion-dollar M&A transactions.

Professional Highlights

  • Bloomberg Tax & Accounting recognition (alongside partner Jim Chudy) as the Federal Tax Contributors of the Year in its 2020 Author Awards. Bloomberg Tax & Accounting President noted “I am honored to recognize these top practitioners for the technical and practical perspectives they have contributed to help our clients navigate continuous change and increasing complexity in taxation across the U.S. and the globe.”
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for Domestic Tax (2012 – 2015).
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America (published by BL Rankings LLC), Tax Law (2024).

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  • Authored “Intellectual Property: Acquisition, Development and Ownership” and “Intellectual Property: Exploitation and Disposition,” and co-authored “Stock Purchases Taxed as Asset Acquisitions – 338” in the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolio series.

Honors & Awards

  • Co-leader of the Pillsbury team that worked on DVB Bank’s first asset-backed securities transaction, a deal that Airfinance Journal named its 2015 “European Deal of the Year.”
  • Aviation Deal of the Year, Jane’s Transport Finance (2006)


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1996
    cum laude

    B.A., Economics, Yale University, 1993
    magna cum laude, Distinction in Economics, Phi Beta Kappa


  • New York