José Morales is a corporate attorney in Holland & Knight's Tysons office. Mr. Morales concentrates his practice on mergers, acquisitions, separations and private equity transactions.

Mr. Morales has advised public and private companies, private equity firms, investment banks and special committees in a number of significant U.S. and cross-border transactions, including public and private mergers, leveraged buyouts, spinoffs, proxy contests/shareholder activism, strategic investments and joint ventures, as well as other transactional matters. He also has a broad corporate practice, with a focus on securities, corporate finance and governance matters.

In addition, Mr. Morales has represented clients in public and private capital market transactions, including debt and equity offerings, private equity/sponsor investments and fund formations.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, M.A.
  • American University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Tysons Corporate Law Ones to Watch, 2024
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2020
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish