Debra Silverman Herman: New Partner in Firm’s New York City Office


Hodgson Russ announces Debra Silverman Herman has joined the law firm as a partner in the State & Local Tax Practice Group. She is resident in the firm’s New York City office.

Ms. Herman works with a variety of clients to address the state and local tax impact of their multistate activities from both the planning and the audit and controversy perspectives. She counsels clients on a variety of tax matters, including corporate taxes; bank taxes; utility taxes; unincorporated business taxes; sales and use taxes; gross receipts taxes; excise taxes on real property transfers; rent and occupancy taxes; and withholding taxes. She also has extensive experience working with high-net-worth clients on residence and other personal income tax matters and successfully representing clients in all phases of tax disputes, including audits and litigation at the federal, state, and local levels. Her experience with New York State and City tax litigation includes personal income, corporate franchise, sales and use, and real property transfer taxes. Ms. Herman’s clients have included domestic and global financial service companies, law firms, real estate investment trusts and cooperatives, manufacturers, retailers, airlines, entertainers, high-net-worth individuals, and tax-exempt organizations. 

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. We practice in virtually every substantive area of law and generally use multidisciplinary work teams to serve the specific, often complex, needs of our clients, which include public and privately held businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo, and Johnstown, New York; Palm Beach, Florida; and Toronto, Ontario.

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