Simona Altshuler is a member of Prince Lobel’s Business Transactions practice group.  In that role she advises, consults, and strategizes with a variety of clients, including corporations, partnerships, individuals, and non-profits, on tax and corporate transactional matters across a range of industries, including, clean tech, fintech, education, consumer products, and life sciences.

Simona’s practice includes the representation of growing enterprises, venture capital transactions, and mergers and acquisitions, and she has represented both private and public companies in connection with a range of legal matters, including founder and shareholder arrangements, employment agreements, equity financings, including seed round, venture capital financings, acquisitions and divestitures, and other strategic arrangements.  Simona works with clients to also address tax and related aspects of commercial transactions; she works with business owners on business planning and formation, employee benefits, and executive compensation, including stock bonus and equity compensation plans and counsels clients on aspects of the formation and operation of exempt entities.  In addition, she advises clients on income, estate, and gift tax issues.

Prior to Prince Lobel, Simona was a senior associate of Ernst & Young’s Diversified Tax & Business Tax Services group where she advised and consulted various corporate clients primarily in the life sciences field on tax issues including research and development tax credits, transaction cost tax analysis, state and local tax apportionment, inventory and UNICAP issues under Section 263A, and tax compliance.

Simona continues to be an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Law, lecturing in courses on the Taxation of Buying and Selling a Business and Taxation of Intellectual Property.


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D./LL M in Taxation
  • University of Florida, B.A., magna cum laude, economics and political science

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States Tax Court