MINNEAPOLIS — January 17, 2023. Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to announce that Michael J. Fellerman has joined the firm as Shareholder in the Real Estate Finance practice. With his extensive experience in sophisticated tax matters related to real estate, federal and state tax credits, partnerships, tax-exempt entities, and business transactions, Michael will provide guidance and support for clients across a wide range of practices at the firm.
Michael J. Fellerman represents clients on the tax aspects of a wide variety of business matters, with a primary focus on the tax aspects of real estate and business transactions. He has extensive experience with tax credits in real estate transactions, including those involving Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) and Historic and Rehabilitation Tax Credits (HTC). His clients include for-profit and non-profit developers, as well as syndicators, investors and lenders. He advises clients on IRS and HUD guidelines, including in connection with public-private partnerships, as well as advising on the use of specific credits and the best ways to combine them with other credits, subsidies and other tax savings programs.
“We are thrilled to have Michael join our team,” commented Todd Urness, member of the Firm’s Board of Directors, and the Real Estate Finance practice group. “His deep knowledge of tax law and his dexterity with its application will be a boon to our clients and their businesses.”
In addition to his real-estate related work, Michael Fellerman advises on all tax aspects of business transactions, including tax planning, partnership agreements, public finance (Section 103 tax matters) and bond issues, 1031 exchanges, international tax, IRS compliance and audits, and more. He has a particular interest in advising non-profit organizations that are working to benefit our communities.
“Winthrop & Weinstine has an ongoing commitment to attracting and retaining top talent, allowing us to continually expand our services for clients,” noted Tammera Diehm, Firm President. “Michael has already begun meeting with firm clients, and his skill set and dedication to client service has made for a seamless integration with the team.”
Michael Fellerman earned his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park.