Christian F. DaltonChristian F. Dalton

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  • Real Estate Law

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Christian Dalton is a seasoned real estate attorney with a proven track record of delivering exceptional legal services in the area of real estate and tax law. With a deep understanding of the complexities of the real estate market and the internal revenue code, Christian is dedicated to guiding clients through the intricacies of property transactions and disputes. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a real estate developer, or a property investor, Christian has the experience and expertise to protect your interests and facilitate a successful transaction.

Before joining Holm & O’Hara LLP, Christian worked as in-house tax counsel for Prudential Insurance Company of America, where he focused on international tax matters for its PGIM asset management businesses and 409A deferred compensation plans.

Education

  • Tax LLM, New York University School of Law
  • JD, George Washington University Law School
  • BA, George Washington University

Admissions

  • State of New York

Experience

  • Representing buyers, sellers, in residential and commercial real estate transactions, IRC §1031 like-kind exchanges, net-leased properties, and sale-leasebacks
  • Preparing and negotiating organizational documents for partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, and corporations
  • Assisting clients with trust formation and administration, facilitating property transfers to trusts, and providing comprehensive estate planning service

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association

	
Melissa K. Lee Melissa K. Lee

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Practice Area

  • Trusts & Estates

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Education

  • JD, New York Law School
  • BS, University at Buffalo

Admissions

  • State of New York

Expertise

  • Estate Planning: preparing wills, trusts (including living trusts and irrevocable trusts), and advance directives
  • Estate Administration: representing estate fiduciaries in estate administration from commencement to completion, including the preparation of probate and administration petitions, ancillary court documents, formal and informal accounts, and distribution of assets
  • Not-for-profit: entity formation

Professional Associations

  • New York City Bar Association
    • Trusts & Estates Law Section
    • Women in Law Section
    • LGBTQ Law Section
  • American Bar Association

Languages

  • Cantonese

Michal MirskiMichal Mirski

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Practice Area

  • Real Estate Law

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Education

  • LLM, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • LL.B, The College of Management Academic Studies, Israel 

Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Israel Bar Association

Experience

  • Representing clients on a broad range of real estate transaction, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and financing of commercial and residential real estate properties.

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • Russian

Brian Boming ZhaiBrian Boming Zhai

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Practice Area

  • Real Estate Law

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Education

  • JD, Brooklyn Law School
  • MS, Columbia University
  • BA, University of Michigan

Admissions

  • State of New York

Expertise

  • Representing buyers, sellers, and banks in residential real estate transactions
  • Counseling clients regarding their property tax benefit applications (421-a and ICAP/ICIP) with respect to project eligibility, benefit calculation, benefit planning and implementation of the exemption or abatement of real property tax in NYC

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • National LGBT Bar Association
  • LGBT Bar Association of New York

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin

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