Naomi Meisels focuses her practice in the areas of tax advice, planning and controversy and has U.S. federal and New York State tax experience advising clients on a multitude of issues. She has represented public and private companies in taxable and tax-free corporate reorganizations, asset and stock acquisitions and restructurings. She advises clients in matters involving hedge funds and investment vehicles, real estate investment trusts, partnerships and limited liability companies, cooperative housing corporations and condominiums, in-bound foreign investments and tax-exempt entity qualification and taxation.
Ms. Meisels has substantial experience representing corporations and individuals in all aspects of tax controversy. She recently represented several clients before the Internal Revenue Service involving tax-motivated transactions and has significant experience handling tax shelter disclosure issues. She has obtained federal and New York State rulings and technical advice for her clients on a variety of corporate, income and sales and use tax issues, and has participated in fast track examinations and IRS Appeals consideration. Ms. Meisels also has experience representing energy companies and has provided tax advice regarding the sale of electric generating facilities and nuclear plants, and the acquisition of alternative energy assets. Ms. Meisels’ international tax experience includes advising clients on controlled foreign corporations, withholding tax implications, effectively connected income and income tax treaty issues.
Ms. Meisels is a member of the bars of New York, the District of Columbia, and the United States Tax Court. She is also a member of the American Bar Association (Tax Section) and The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.