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As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “TCJA”), Congress added Sections 1400Z-1 and 1400Z-2 to the Internal Revenue Code, creating the Qualified Opportunity Zone tax benefits.  Owing in part to confusion over the provisions, the Qualified Opportunity Zone tax benefits have not been as widely publicized and discussed as most of the other provisions of the TCJA.  However, the IRS has recently issued proposed regulations and a Revenue Ruling that have brought clarity [...]

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ALBANY, N.Y. (November 6, 2018) – Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, announces two new Associates, Salvador (Jake) Capecelatro and James Wisniewski.  Jake Capecelatro joins Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Real Estate Practice Group.  Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Capecelatro worked in a small, real-estate-centric law firm in Albany and as part of a land acquisition team in service to a 125-mile natural gas pipeline project [...]

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Robert S. Reynolds, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, has been selected by a nationwide peer review as a “Lawyer of the Year” in the Capital Region in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in the practice area of Trusts and Estates.  Mr. Reynolds joins his Whiteman Osterman & Hanna colleagues rated as Best Lawyers in America, including: Leslie M. Apple in the practice area of corporate law; James B. Ayers in [...]

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With an unprecedented increase in immigration enforcement activity and changing policies in both family and employment-based immigration under the Trump administration, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna (WOH) has expanded its Immigration practice under the leadership of practice Co-Chairs, Leonard D’Arrigo and Seth Leech, with the acquisition of two local immigration law firms in an effort to expand the practice’s service offerings. This phase of WOH’s immigration group [...]

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