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Fred Feingold

Mark E. Berg

Jonathan S. Brenner

Kristin King

Of Counsel

Herbert H. Alpert

Associate

Sarah S. Barris

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fred Feingold. Mr. Feingold, the firm's senior partner, graduated cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 1969, where he was an editor of the Law Review. Prior to the formation of Feingold & Alpert, Mr. Feingold spent over 23 years with Roberts & Holland, a New York based law firm, concentrating his practice in international tax and fiscal matters and at which he served as a partner and a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the International Specialist Group.

Mr. Feingold has over 35 years of experience in providing creative solutions to clients' tax and business problems involving virtually every area of the U.S. tax law, with an emphasis in international matters. Mr. Feingold has acted as lead counsel or otherwise advised on a variety of very large and extremely complex international matters, including the investments, acquisitions and other activities of non-U.S. individuals and entities, and the non-U.S. investments, acquisitions and other activities of U.S. individuals and entities. In a number of cases, Mr. Feingold assisted in the creation of techniques currently used by others in several different types of international and domestic transactions. In addition, Mr. Feingold has for many years acted as tax counsel to numerous prominent individuals and entertainment groups in connection with various aspects of the entertainment and related media businesses in which they operate. He also has been involved as lead tax counsel in connection with the resolution of numerous complex tax disputes at the audit, administrative appeals and tax court levels involving domestic tax issues as well as international tax issues including those in which tax treaty issues are involved, including matters involving closing agreements and offers in compromise.

Mr. Feingold has served as co-editor of the Journal of Taxation's International Department and is an emeritus member of the Advisory Board of the New York University Institute of Taxation. Mr. Feingold lectures frequently to professional groups such as the Practicing Law Institute and has been asked to speak before the International Fiscal Association and the International Bar Association concerning U.S. and international tax matters, He has authored numerous articles on various aspects of international tax matters. A list of articles and presentations by Mr. Feingold can be found here.

Mr. Feingold can be reached at 212-582-8025 or by email at ff@feingoldalpert.com.

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Mark E. Berg. Mr. Berg, a partner of the firm, graduated from Columbia Law School in 1984, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. of the United States Tax Court. Mr. Berg has over 20 years' experience advising clients on a variety of complex transactions and tax controversies involving international, corporate, partnership and New York State and City tax issues, as well as S corporations, limited liability companies, real estate investment trusts and debt workouts. A frequent author and lecturer, Mr. Berg is a co-editor of the Business Entities journal's International Taxation Department, and has been the pass-through entities columnist and a member of the Board of Advisors and Contributors of the Journal of S Corporation Taxation, and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Journal of Limited Liability Companies. He is also a member of the Committee on S Corporations of the American Bar Association Tax Section and the Committee on Pass-through Entities of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section. A list of articles and presentations by Mr. Berg can be found here.

Mr. Berg can be reached at 212-582-8027 or by email at meb@feingoldalpert.com.

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Jonathan S. Brenner. Mr. Brenner, a partner of the firm, graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 1980, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law in 1984. Mr. Brenner has over 25 years of experience advising clients on the structuring of complex domestic and cross-border transactions including investment funds, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, non-qualified employee compensation plans and workouts, and resolving issues involving corporate, partnership, limited liability company, consolidated return, original issue discount and many other provisions of the tax law. Mr. Brenner has written and lectured extensively regarding mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, consolidated returns and joint ventures. He is a member of the Committee on Corporations of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section.  A list of articles by Mr. Brenner can be found here.

Mr. Brenner can be reached at 212-582-8042 or by email at jsb@feingoldalpert.com.

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Kristin King. Ms. King, a partner of the firm, graduated from Duke University Law School in 1993 and received her LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University School of Law in 1994.  Ms. King has over 10 years of experience advising clients on a wide variety of transactions, tax planning matters and tax controversies involving domestic and cross-border activities and matters pertaining to partnerships, trusts, corporations, resident and nonresident individuals, family wealth preservation and private foundations.

Ms. King can be reached at 212-706-1815 or by email at kk@feingoldalpert.com.

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Herbert H. Alpert. Mr. Alpert is of counsel to the firm. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1956 where he was an editor of the Law Review. Prior to Mr. Alpert becoming a member of the firm, and apart from the period during which he served in the office of Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department, Mr. Alpert was associated with and a senior partner of Roberts & Holland for over 39 years. Mr. Alpert has acted as lead tax counsel to some of the largest real estate developers in North America in connection with the structuring of their various arrangements, as well as counsel to foreign governments in connection with their tax treaty and other negotiations. Mr. Alpert has lectured before various professional groups and has authored numerous articles on various technical matters. Currently, he is a co-editor of the Journal of Taxation's International Department.  A list of articles and presentations by Mr. Alpert can be found here.

Mr. Alpert can be reached at 212-582-8026 or by email at hha@feingoldalpert.com.

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Sarah S. Barris. Ms. Barris graduated summa cum laude from Franklin & Marshall College and earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude from University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She earned her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2012.

Ms. Barris can be reached at 212-706-1819 or by email at ssb@feingoldalpert.com.