Attorneys

Paul J. Korngold

Paul J. Korngold

Paul J. Korngold

Paul J. Korngold has been with TKWLG since 1973 initially as a summer associate and subsequently became an associate attorney upon his law school graduation.  He became a partner in 1983.

A past president of the Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association, Mr. Korngold is also a former adjunct instructor of law at New York Law School.

Mr. Korngold is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and in the Southern and Eastern Districts of the United States District Court as well as the United States Supreme Court. He formerly served as a representative to the Network of Bar Leaders.

Although the firm is widely known for its concentration on New York City real estate tax matters, Mr. Korngold’s expertise extends to all facets of New York City real estate matters, where he represents clients in contesting real estate tax assessments, DHCR matters, real estate transactions and all of the major tax incentive programs including 421-a, J-51 and ICIP/ICAP.  Mr. Korngold also specializes in real estate tax projections and writing real estate tax opinion letters.

Mr. Korngold has served as chairman of the Law Committee of the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York and is a director of the New York State Builders Association, the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York and the Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association.

His many articles on J-51 real estate tax abatements and tax exemptions have appeared in the New York Law Journal and Mr. Korngold is frequently quoted as an authority on real estate tax matters in various publications including The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Mr. Korngold has lectured on real estate tax certiorari, tax exemption and transactional real estate matters before many organizations including the Rent Stabilization Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York Association of Realty Managers, the Council of New York Cooperatives & Condominiums, the Federation of Housing Cooperatives, the Bar Association of the City of New York, the Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association, the Community Housing Improvement Program and the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York.

Email: pkorngold@tkwlg.com
Phone: 212-687-3747 Ext. 210


Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1977
  • Southern District of the United States District Court, 1977
  • Eastern District of the United States District Court, 1977
  • United States Supreme Court, 2009

Education

  • J.D.,  Brooklyn Law School, 1976
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Boston University, 1973

Publications

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • The American Bar Association
  • The New York County Lawyers Association
  • The New Rochelle Bar Association
  • The Westchester County Bar Association

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