Howard A. Balikov's expertise includes:

  • Business and transactional matters
including sophisticated tax planning, structuring and organizing corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships.

  • Negotiating and documenting contracts for all types of businesses
including retail, manufacturing, distribution, and personal services, involving matters relating to startups, acquisitions, financings, sales, exchanges, mergers, consolidations and reorganizations.
  • Estate and related tax planning

including tax reduction and deferral, wealth transfer and business succession, as well as preparation of Wills, Trusts and Premarital Agreements.

  • Probate of Estates
including tax analysis and preparation of estate tax returns.

  • Federal taxation
including sophisticated tax analysis and planning, and handling IRS claims and controversies.

  • Real estate, both commercial and residential
including title insurance, acquisitions, financings, construction, development, leasing, sales and exchanges.

  • Banking and financial transactions

including negotiating, structuring, analyzing and documenting both secured and unsecured borrowings and loans, and workouts (including assignments for the benefit of creditors).