Lou Vlahos is a partner and leads the firm’s tax practice. He has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate, individual and partnership income taxation, and in estate and gift taxation, including tax planning, transactions, ruling requests, and tax controversy. Lou has lectured extensively and has written for various legal and business publications.
Lou received his LL.M. in taxation from New York University, his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and graduated with an A.B. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia College. He is admitted to practice in New York State and in the U.S. Tax Court. Lou has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.
Joseph La Ferlita is a trusts and estates partner at Farrell Fritz. His practice focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and tax controversy. He counsels individuals planning their estates, beneficiaries, corporate and non-corporate fiduciaries, and not-for-profit entities on a multitude of tax and property law issues.
Joseph received an LL.M. degree in taxation from New York University School of Law; his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law; his M.A. degree from Boston College; and his B.S. degree from Fairfield University.
Bernadette Kasnicki is an associate concentrating in tax and corporate law. She handles general tax matters, including planning and research for corporations, partnerships, and individuals. Bernadette assists in the representation of private, public and not-for-profit companies in general corporate matters, including the preparation of organizational documentation, shareholder agreements, operating agreements and other relevant contracts. She earned her J. D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Davidson College. She is admitted to practice in New York State and in the U. S. Tax Court.
Bernadette is resident in our Uniondale office.