Davis Malm Adds Tax Abatement Shareholder Mark J. Witkin to Real Estate Practice


Boston, MA, November 13, 2017
For more information contact: Joanne Thorud
(617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

Davis Malm announces that Mark J. Witkin has joined the firm as a shareholder. Mr. Witkin focuses on matters involving real and personal property taxation. He advises public, private and nonprofit companies, investors, and individuals on a wide range of municipal taxation issues.

Mr. Witkin has extensive experience negotiating property assessments with municipal assessing authorities and valuation companies, real estate development municipal tax incentives, and payments in lieu of taxes for nonprofit, tax exempt entities. He litigates tax assessment appeals before the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and has participated in cases that have established precedent in the laws relating to real property taxation, including special use properties such as nursing homes and hotels.

Commenting on the addition of Mr.Witkin, Davis Malm President Paul Feldman said, “Mark is a highly skilled attorney with an impressive track record of representing major property owners in a variety of taxation issues. He adds a specialty practice area and will be a valuable addition to our real estate practice.”

Mr. Witkin said, “Davis Malm’s Real Estate attorneys have an outstanding reputation as  leaders in real estate and environmental law. I look forward to collaborating with them and providing property tax counsel to the firm’s clients.”

About Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier mid-sized, full-service New England firm. The firm provides sophisticated, cost-effective legal representation to local, national, and international public and private businesses, institutions, and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. The attorneys at the firm practice at the top level of the profession and deliver successful results to clients through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and practical and creative problem solving. Davis Malm is the member firm for the International Lawyers Network representing Massachusetts and northern New England.

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Mr. Witkin focuses on matters involving real and personal property taxation.