Katya Yoffe (646) 450-2896
http://kyoffelaw.com/ Immigration Esq.
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Katya Yoffe’s practice focuses on cross-border transactions, international taxation, intellectual property, immigration and general corporate services. Ms. Yoffe is licensed in the State of New York and before the United States Tax Court. Ms. Yoffe’s recent experience includes: -Representing a Russian investor in due diligence and acquisition of a United States fitness franchise expected to be opened in 100+ locations throughout the Russian Federation. -Assisting EU-based UHNW family in its international tax planning strategy in connection with the purchase of multiple residential and commercial units in the United States. -Representing an international security software firm in its ongoing business activities in the United States. -Representing foreign and U.S. investors in several multi-million dollar residential real estate purchases and sales in New York. -Representing the owner of major Russian publishing house in negotiations with a world famous photographer for a book deal. -Successfully obtaining work visas (such as the H-1B, E-2, O-1, and L-1), Permanent Resident Status, and Naturalization for numerous foreign clients from various countries including celebrities and prominent business people. -Providing ongoing counsel to several New York art galleries with regard to the sale and acquisition of art, artist-dealer agreements, due diligence and international transactions. -Representing the U.S. franchisee of a United Kingdom luxury services company with 60 offices worldwide in negotiations with its franchisor. -Providing legal counsel to one of the world’s leading fine art online sales platforms. Ms. Yoffe has worked as a researcher to David Nimmer, the renowned expert in copyright law, and Monroe E. Price, the distinguished specialist in media law. Ms. Yoffe serves as a Chair of the Young Friends of the Hermitage Museum Foundation, a United States organization that contributes to the preservation and promotion of the rich cultural heritage of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Education B.A., New York University, New York, NY J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY Certificate, Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, Oxford, UK Awards 2014 Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in Corporate/Business Law, NY Metro Area Howard M. Squadron Fellow, Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Postgraduate Fellow, Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania Book Author, United States chapter, Taxlinked.net e-Book on Residency Visa Schemes (forthcoming 2014) Associations and Activities Chair, Young Friends of the Hermitage Museum Foundation American Bar Association New York County Lawyers Association New York State Bar Association Former Member, Copyright and Literary Property Committee, New York City Bar Association