Matthew Rappaport is a tax attorney. He is currently vice managing partner of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC, based in New York, New York.
Falcon Rappaport practices a variety of legal fields, including real estate law, taxation, campaign financing, elections, commercial litigation, intellectual property, corporate and securities law.
At Falcon Rappaport, Rappaport chairs the taxation and private client groups. He advises clients regarding tax planning, structuring, compliance on commercial real estate projects, the business life cycle, generational wealth transfer, family business succession and executive compensation.
Rappaport works on deals regarding advanced tax considerations, such as the Opportunity Zone program, 1031 exchanges, freeze partnerships, and private equity mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Falcon Rappaport in 2018, Rappaport was a sole practitioner and associate attorney at other New York law firms. He is a member of the State of New York Bar. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Courts in New York and the U.S. Supreme Court, among other jurisdictions. He is a member of the taxation section of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and Nassau County Bar Association.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and an LL.M. in taxation and juris doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.
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