Norman Lencz

Partner
Lencz Norman

Norm Lencz is a tax attorney who focuses his practice on matters relating to international, federal, state, and local tax. Norm advises clients on issues associated with corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint ventures, real estate investment trusts (REITs), and regulated investment companies (RICs); tax-free and taxable mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs; compensation planning; installment sales and like-kind exchanges; and real estate development and investment. His counsel covers all aspects of tax planning and tax controversy, leveraging deep knowledge base and broad experience to provide creative solutions to any related issue facing his clients.  

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. Columbia University School of Law 1995
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Staff member, Journal of East European Law

  • B.A. University of Maryland 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Bloomberg BNA Advisory Board on Pass-Through Entity Taxation
  • Writes a column for the "Real Estate & Pass-through Corner" of the Journal of Pass-through Entities
  • Serves as an adjunct professor in the Graduate Tax LLM Program of Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches Tax Planning for Real Estate Transactions, an advanced course that examines the effect of federal income taxes on the real estate market and real estate transactions; choice-of-entity; landlord/tenant tax issues; the tax impact of creative financing; and the tax consequences of foreclosures, bankruptcies, and debt work-outs
  • Lectures extensively on a wide array of tax issues
 

Languages

  • Hebrew

Recognition
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  • Named to Bloomberg BNA Advisory Board on Pass-Through Entity Taxation, 2017

Community
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Pro Bono

  • Provides pro bono tax and business advice to both indigent individuals and charities

Volunteerism

  • Serves on the boards of a number of charitable organizations and institutions
  • Participated in the Young Leadership Council, a two-year leadership development program of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, Inc. for aspiring Jewish leaders