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Ivy J. Lapides focuses her practice primarily on federal, state and local tax issues involving joint ventures and individual planning.


  • Real estate transactions, including 1031 like-kind exchanges, tenancy-in-common agreements and joint venture agreements
  • New York State and local tax planning and controversy, including real estate transfer tax, real property transfer tax, mortgage recording tax, unincorpoporated business tax and commercial rent tax
  • Limited liability companies, partnerships, and S corporations
  • Bankruptcy reorganizations and workouts
  • Individual income tax planning
  • Expatriation tax issues


Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Tax Sections
    • New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Co-Chair, Tufts New York City Professional Women’s Networking Group


  • Advanced Professional Certificate, Estate Planning, New York University School of Law, 2011
  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2000
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 1999
    • Articles and comments editor, University of Miami Business Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A., History, magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1996
  • New York
  • Florida