About Scott Shimick

Scott Shimick is a tax attorney. He is currently a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, based in Albany, N.Y.

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna practices a variety of legal fields, including business law, taxation, immigration law, labor law and municipal law. Shimick is a member of the firm’s federal and state taxation, business, corporate and commercial practice groups.

Shimick has 15 years of experience advising businesses on various tax planning strategies. He advises clients about Opportunity Zones, specializing in developing strategies for mergers and acquisitions, disposition of assets and leveraging tax credits.

Shimick helps his clients reduce their tax liability and limit exposure to additional taxes and penalties, and he represents clients during audits before the IRS and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.

Before joining Whiteman Osterman & Hanna in 2015, Shimick was an attorney with Underberg & Kessler LLP in Rochester, N.Y. He was also an adjunct professor in the master’s of accounting program at the State University of New York at Geneseo for eight years. Previously, he was a senior attorney editor with Thomas West.

Shimick is admitted to practice law in New York, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York.

Shimick received a Master of Laws in taxation at the University of Florida. He earned his Juris Doctor at Loyola University New Orleans.


Whiteman Osterman & Hanna


One Commerce Plaza, Albany



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