Davis Malm announces that Mark Witkin has joined the firm as a shareholder. Mark 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.

Mark 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 Mark, 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.”

Mark 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.”

For more information contact: Joanne Thorud; (617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

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