Hillel M. Kurzmann




EDUCATION:†††††††††††††† New York University School of Law, New York, NY

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J.D., May 2002

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Currently pursuing an L.L.M. in Taxation (completion expected, Fall 2004)


Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Juris Doctor candidate, attended Fall 1999 Ė Spring 2000††††††††††††††

Activities: The Tax Lawyer, invitation extended


††††††††††††††††††††††† Touro College, New York, NY

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, January 1999

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Major:†† Accounting††††††† Minor:†† Finance

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Honors: Deanís List, National Deanís List

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Touro Academic Scholarship


EXPERIENCE:Law Offices of Mark J. Kurzmann, New York, NY and Pearl River, NY

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Associate, 2004-Present

Advised clients in full range of general law practice including tax, real estate, and business transactions. Representative matters include 1031 transactions, zoning and land use, the sale, acquisition and financing of real property, disputed easements, trusts and estates, administrative proceedings and online web linking agreements.


Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP, New York, NY

††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Associate, 2002-2004

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Summer Associate, Summer 2001

Advised clients on the tax consequences of corporate transactions, as well as partnership, foreign, state and local tax matters. Researched and prepared memoranda and IRS submissions. Conducted tax reviews on tax issues pertaining to mutual funds, as well as prepared the tax disclosure sections for their prospectuses and SAIs. Prepared opinion letters, including those for monthly REMIC Qualified Liquidations. Reviewed and analyzed tax materials for due diligence projects.


Salomon Smith Barney, New York, NY

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Summer Associate, General Counselís Office, Summer 2000

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Conducted research projects relating to the firmís diverse business and drafted memoranda based on my findings. Updated internal reports on the state laws governing the attachment and execution of IRA accounts. Researched state tax credits applicable to SSMBís numerous subsidiaries.


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Intern, Corporate Tax Department, Summer 1999 and Summer 1998

Researched statutes, rules, and regulations applicable in the numerous states and U.S. territories in which the firm does business. Drafted reports and supporting schedules, as well as prepared the state corporate tax and international informational returns.


††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Prudential Securities, Queens, NY

Intern, Summer 1997

Assistant to an Investment Advisor / Broker. Observed firsthand the financial markets in action. Participated in client presentations, market research, and financial analysis.


PROFESSIONAL††††††††† Admitted to the New York Bar.

AFFILIATIONS:††††††††† Successfully completed all four sections of the uniform CPA examination.