Amit S. Patel - Associate
Real Estate/Corporate Tax
Born in London, England.
Admitted: 1998; State Bar of California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; U.S. Court of Appeals (Ninth Circuit)
Education: University of California, Berkeley (B.S., Business Administration [Accounting & Finance] 1994); UC Berkley College of Letters& Science Honors
University of California Law School (J.D., 1997); UCLA University Law Fellowship & Regents Scholar
Experience: Amit represents owners, developers, investors, property management companies and others in a wide range of real estate and corporate transactions, including financing, management, development, syndication, acquisition, tax-deferred exchanges, sales and leasing of properties of all types. Amit also advises on entity structuring.
Before joining FMBGS, Amit was President and owner for ten years of a consulting firm specializing in real estate development within the wireless telecommunications industry – primarily for T-Mobile, AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless and Cingular Wireless. Previously, Amit was a senior tax consultant at Ernst & Young in the Real Estate, Employee Benefits, International Tax and State & Local tax divisions. Amit has also served as Corporate Counsel for a technology incubator/venture capital firm.