Represented businesses and individuals in tax controversies, including negotiation with and litigation before the Internal Revenue Service, New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, New Jersey Division of Taxation, New York City Department of Finance, and the New York City Tax Commission. Extensive experience negotiating, drafting governing documents, and closing sophisticated business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, separations, joint ventures, workouts, and tax-free exchanges. Researched technical tax issues and drafted reasoned tax opinion letters. Evaluated, devised, and implemented estate-planning and asset protection strategies for high-net-worth individuals.Representative clients include real estate developers, real estate management and holding companies, professional practices, manufacturers, distributorships, printing and direct mail businesses, broker/dealers, software development and database management businesses, and high-net-worth individuals.
Areas of Practice
LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law