Michele Itri is the Co-Chair of the Tax Law Practice at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP. Michele Itri’s practice focuses on the tax and legal aspects of investment funds, financial instruments, international transactions, corporate and real estate transactions. She works closely with clients to structure transactions to achieve that most favorable tax results. Her practice encompasses all aspects of federal, state, local and international taxation, with an emphasis on onshore and offshore investment funds, venture capital transactions, corporate acquisitions, financial instruments and real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Michele assists clients in the structuring of onshore and offshore investment funds (such as general equity funds, fund of funds, real estate funds, venture capital funds, distressed debt funds, arbitrage funds and global macro funds) and in the structuring and organization of private partnerships and limited liability companies (primarily investment management and real estate management companies and start-ups). She is a graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D.1998) and Colgate University (B.A.1995).