David Shechtman assists clients with a wide range of federal, state and local tax matters, including tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions and recapitalizations; S corporations and partnerships; and administrative appeals of federal, state and local tax controversies. He has developed a national practice in the area of like-kind exchanges of real estate and other assets. In his capacity as counsel to taxpayers and various exchange intermediaries, David has structured and documented hundreds of like-kind exchange transactions for major oil and gas, telecommunications and transportation companies, as well as REITs and smaller real estate owners. His forms of exchange documents are widely-used in the industry, and he has served as an expert witness in several lawsuits involving like-kind exchange issues.
Articles in the National Law Review database by David Shechtman