Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Buckley & Gerry, LLP
Buckley & Gerry is a full service law firm with emphasis on elder law, state & local tax, personal injury and criminal defense.
Philips Semiconductor Manufacturing, Inc.
I served as General Counsel to Philips Semiconductor Manufacturing. In that capacity, I was responsible for all legal, state & local tax and governmental relations matters for a 1,400 employee manufacturing company.
I served as General Counsel to MiCRUS, a semiconductor manufacturing joint venture between IBM and Cirrus Logic.
State & LocalTax Counsel
I was responsible for advising IBM management on the state and local tax implications of the corporation's manufacturing, sales, service, software and consulting transactions. In addition, I lobbied in multiple states for favorable personal property tax treatment of software.
I also negotiated IDA agreements in seven NY counties which enabled IBM to transfer assets tax free to its service subsidiary.