Counsel (Admitted to practice in New York)
About Marjorie Elkin
Marjorie Elkin’s principal practice area is federal and state income taxation. She has extensive experience in tax matters, including structuring business entities; structuring mergers and acquisitions; advising on the federal income tax aspects of municipal finance; preparing and negotiating the tax provisions of agreements; preparing disclosure; obtaining tax-exempt status for not-for-profit entities and counseling these entities on operational issues; obtaining rulings from the Internal Revenue Service; and handling state and local tax audits. She has represented a broad range of clients, including banks, private equity funds, governmental entities and public benefit corporations, underwriters, retail and manufacturing corporations, mutual funds, start-up entities and not- for-profit organizations.
Before joining the Firm, Marjorie was Of Counsel to Morrison & Foerster LLP. Before joining Morrison & Foerster, she was a partner at Zimet, Haines, Friedman & Kaplan.
Marjorie graduated from Yale Law School in 1975 and received an LLM in Taxation from New York University in 1982. Marjorie received her undergraduate degree from the University at Buffalo in 1972.
Marjorie is a member of the New York State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Tax Court.
In February of 2011, Marjorie was listed in Avenue Magazine’s Legal Elite as one of New York City’s top tax attorneys, based on LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings.