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Lina A. Melendez

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Phone: (212) 564-9800 Ext: 412
Fax: (212) 564-9802

345 Seventh Avenue, 23rd Floor
New York, New York 10001

Lina A. Melendez is a tax attorney with special expertise in the areas of corporate law, estates and trusts, and taxation. She counsels clients on the tax implications of various commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, real estate dispositions, and changes to corporate structures, offering solutions to achieve desired results in the most tax efficient manner. For high net worth individuals, Ms. Melendez has counseled on estate planning, using her knowledge and expertise to devise estate plans which use tax efficient vehicles to minimize both federal and state estate tax liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Melendez gained in-house experience in private wealth management at Goldman Sachs' Ayco, advising ultra-high net worth expatriate and repatriated individuals on the various tax aspects associated with living and working in multiple taxing jurisdictions, including trailing equity compensation, residency and domicile issues, foreign tax credits, and domestic and foreign tax compliance. Ms. Melendez earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida.


LL.M., Taxation, University of Florida, 2013

J.D., University of Florida, 2012

B.S., University of Florida, 2008, cum laude

Bar Admissions

Florida State Bar, 2012

Professional Affiliations

Florida State Bar Association