Kelly E. Marks, Phillips Lytle Partner

Kelly E. Marks

Partner
Buffalo
(716) 847-5426
kmarks@phillipslytle.com
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Ms. Marks is a tax attorney practicing in the areas of partnership and corporate tax; real estate investment trust tax; and the taxation of mergers and acquisitions, private equity deals, joint ventures and equity compensation. She has expertise in New York State tax law, including sales and use tax. Ms. Marks has provided tax advice in connection with asset, stock and equity sales; stock offerings and private placements; and executive compensation, including deferred and equity compensation.

Ms. Marks also has experience in providing tax advice to exempt organizations, including hospitals, educational organizations, scientific research institutions and health maintenance organizations regarding joint ventures, tax-exempt financings, formation and application for exempt status, and general tax regulatory compliance. She has advised exempt organizations on not-for-profit governance issues.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. Tax Court

Honors & Awards

  • Named Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2016-2017
  • Listed in Who’s Who In LawBusiness First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal

Education

  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006
  • New York University School of Law, Advanced Corporate Tax Certificate, 2010
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, M.B.A., 1997
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., cum laude, 1994

Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Tax Section

Present Activities

  • American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter
    • Board of Directors, Member
    • Philanthropy Committee, Chair
    • Executive Committee, Member