Carter Ledyard is pleased to welcome Melinda Fellner to join the Firm as Chair of its Tax Department. Ms. Fellner joins from Rimon PC where her practice focused on transactions including private equity, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and investment funds. In addition to leading the Tax practice, she will join two of CLM’s Industry Groups: Real Estate, and Cannabis, Hemp and CBD given her experience working with entities in these sectors. Ms. Fellner also brings experience handling matters in both state and federal tax controversy. Her practice fits well with Carter Ledyard’s international cross-border client practice in the international compliance arena, with experience helping clients navigate the IRS Streamlined Offshore Programs and other options and assisting with other offshore income issues.
As the Firm looks to continue its growth, Ms. Fellner’s addition to the Firm brings new value to the Tax practice and she will work closely with teams serving clients in the Trusts & Estates, Corporate, IP and Litigation Departments.
Ms. Fellner earned a B.A. from Cornell University and is a graduate of Benjamin Cardozo School of Law and earned her LLM in Taxation at New York University. She is a frequent author and speaker on salient topics addressing tax implications.