Marks Paneth Appoints Partner to Real Estate Group

New York-based Marks Paneth LLP (FY13 net revenue of $96.6 million) appointed Michael Hurwitz to partner in the firm’s real estate group.

Hurwitz serves public and private companies in the real estate sector and advises them on real estate investment trusts (REITS). In addition, he advises clients on opportunity funds, portfolio restructurings, acquisitions and dispositions, partnership taxation and core tax compliance issues. He also has deep experience in transaction structuring, tax due diligence and mergers and acquisitions.

“Michael’s deep understanding of the complex issues facing the real estate industry and his experience with tax issues facing real estate investment trusts add value to the services we offer our real estate clients,” says William Jennings, PIC of Marks Paneth’s real estate group.