David Wilkes, a partner in the firm, was selected to the 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers List, based on demonstrated excellence in the practice of law.
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David Wilkes co-presented with Forest City Enterprises Real Estate Tax Manager Richard Morehouse at the IPT Fall Conference in Hollywood, Florida, on the question of whether Real Estate Investment Trust purchase prices should be disregarded as evidence of value for assessment purposes.
The firm was engaged by energy giant Dynegy to represent its interests in the negotiation of a Payment in Lieu of Taxes agreement for its Independence Nuclear plant in Oswego, as well as to address a massive over-assessment on its Roseton and Danskammer plants in Newburgh.
Partner David Wilkes was selected to be the exclusive presenter on the subject of property tax law in New York State for the Justices and Court Attorneys of the entire New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division as part of the Appellate Division’s internal continuing education program.
One of the world’s largest and most recognizable hotel operators, Marriott International, has engaged the firm to represent its interests on a portfolio of hotels located throughout New York State.
David Wilkes was named the new Chair of the WCBA’s Tax Certiorari & Condemnation Committee in 2014. In that capacity, he has commenced a new, coordinated program of dialog between members of the bar and the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation Part of the New York Supreme Court, along with an improved system for disseminating recent court decisions among practitioners.
Wilkes will support current Chairman Bruce Kellogg in the leadership of the RICS Americas Valuation Council.