NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Duval & Stachenfeld LLP – The Pure Play in Real Estate Law® – announces the launch of their NYC Real Estate Tax and Incentives Practice Group with the addition of partner, YuhTyng Patka.
The new practice group will focus on representing New York City real estate owners and developers on all aspects relating to real estate taxes and government incentive programs. Ms. Patka regularly advises owners in challenging their property taxes (certiorari), developers in NYC real estate tax incentive programs (421-a, ICAP, FRESH), and not-for-profits in obtaining real estate tax exemptions. Ms. Patka’s experience also includes representing developers in the acquisition/disposition of Inclusionary Air Rights and handles Voluntary and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing applications.
Terri Adler, the Firm’s managing partner, said: “We are very excited to have Tyng join D&S as a partner. She brings a wealth of experience and her arrival is a great extension of our pure play model in real estate. It also represents a significant step forward in building out our New York City centric practice.” Ms. Adler added, “Tyng is incredibly talented and I am proud to have yet another woman taking on a leadership position at D&S.”
Additionally, Ms. Patka is joining the Firm’s industry leading Opportunity Zone Practice Group. She will be using her vast experience with real estate developers to expand the team’s deep knowledge in the opportunity zone space.
Ms. Patka said, “As I considered the next step in my career, Duval & Stachenfeld LLP was an easy choice for my practice. The Firm represents an incredible opportunity to grow my practice for the benefit of my clients within an industry leading real estate firm. I was especially excited by the Firm’s core mission ‘to help our clients grow their businesses’ as it dovetails so nicely with how I have practiced throughout my career. I can’t wait to bring D&S’s value add platform to my client base and I look forward to working with such an incredibly talented group of attorneys.”
Ms. Patka is a graduate of Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Cornell University.
Duval & Stachenfeld (the “Firm”) is known for regularly handling the most complex and sophisticated real estate transactional work throughout the United States and globally as well. With approximately 45 full-time real estate attorneys, the Duval & Stachenfeld Real Estate Practice Group has one of the largest real estate law practices in New York City. The Firm distinguishes itself with its pure play focus on real estate law. For more information, please visit www.dsllp.com.