New York Court of Appeals Declares Telecommunications Infrastructure and Fiber Optic Cables Are Taxable Real Property

Hodgson Russ attorney Michael Risman successfully represented the City of Mount Vernon before the New York Court of Appeals in the case of T-Mobile Northeast, LLC v. City of Mount Vernon.  The case involved an issue of statewide importance as to whether telecommunication facilities and fiber optic cables are taxable as real property in New York State and was argued at a Special Session of the New York Court of Appeals in Kingston, New York, honoring the 200-year anniversary of the Ulster County Supreme Court. 

Since this original landmark win, Mike has been successful in defending his clients in two similar rulings: /experience-981.html

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