Jay A. Friedman

Managing Director, Tax Counsel, Securities Division, Goldman Sachs
President, Wall Street Tax Educational Corporation

Jay is in-house tax counsel with oversight for tax matters arising with the Securities Division. Previously, he was a vice president in the Tax Department for 10 years. During that period, Jay served as tax counsel to a number of businesses within Goldman Sachs, including the Principal Investment Area (PIA), the mortgage area and the Structured Investing Group. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1997as an associate and was named managing director in 2007. Prior to joining the firm, Jay worked at the law firms of Dewey Ballantine and Coudert Brothers as an associate. Jay earned a JD from Columbia Law School in 1988 and a BS in Computer Science from Brooklyn College in 1983.