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Lauren Shandler is an associate in the firm’s Tax practice.  Her work covers a broad range of tax transactions, including advising REITs and other tax-exempt entities regarding the tax consequences of their investment strategies and other activities. Lauren regularly advises institutional owners, operators, investment managers and developers on tax aspects of joint ventures, financings, developments, acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings with respect to real estate and other assets throughout the United States.

Additionally, Lauren is a member of the firm’s Not-for-Profit Organizations Group.  Lauren has experience advising nonprofit organizations, including public charities, social welfare organizations, and trade associations, in matters ranging from formation, applications for tax exemption, and governance to political law compliance, mergers, and asset sale transactions.  She regularly counsels nonprofit organizations in their dealings with the Internal Revenue Service, the New York State Office of the Attorney General, and other state regulators. 

Lauren also has an active pro bono practice focusing on family law matters (e.g., representing pro bono clients in uncontested divorces) and nonprofit law and compliance matters.  She co-chairs the Research & Policy Working Group of Stroock’s Anti-Racist Ideas and Actions (ARIA) program, and is a member of the nationwide Law Firm Antiracism Alliance’s (LFAA) Philanthropy Working Group.

Lauren received her J.D., cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Rutgers University.

  • Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation in its terminated $3.4 billion merger with Equity Commonwealth and its pending $4.0 billion merger with ILPT.
  • Co-author, “CAA Renewable Energy Provisions,” Stroock Client Alert, January 20, 2021
  • Co-author, “Business-Related Tax and Employee Benefits Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act,” Stroock Client Alert, December 31, 2020
  • Co-author, “Renewable Energy Under a Biden Administration,” Stroock Client Alert, December 22, 2020
  • Co-author, “Renewable Energy Projects May Benefit From the IRS Notice Expanding Safe Harbors,” Stroock Special Bulletin, June 1, 2020
  • Co-author, “April Tax Guidance on the CARES Act and Other Relief,” Stroock Special Bulletin, April 28, 2020
  • Co-author, “The CARES Act’s Tax Provisions: an Overview,” Stroock Special Bulletin, March 30, 2020

J.D., cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2019

B.A., summa cum laude, Rutgers University, 2011

Lauren Shandler is an associate in the firm’s Tax practice.  Her work covers a broad range of tax transactions, including advising REITs and other tax-exempt entities regarding the tax consequences of their investment strategies and other activities. Lauren regularly advises institutional owners, operators, investment managers and developers on tax aspects of joint ventures, financings, developments, acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings with respect to real estate and other assets throughout the United States.

Additionally, Lauren is a member of the firm’s Not-for-Profit Organizations Group.  Lauren has experience advising nonprofit organizations, including public charities, social welfare organizations, and trade associations, in matters ranging from formation, applications for tax exemption, and governance to political law compliance, mergers, and asset sale transactions.  She regularly counsels nonprofit organizations in their dealings with the Internal Revenue Service, the New York State Office of the Attorney General, and other state regulators. 

Lauren also has an active pro bono practice focusing on family law matters (e.g., representing pro bono clients in uncontested divorces) and nonprofit law and compliance matters.  She co-chairs the Research & Policy Working Group of Stroock’s Anti-Racist Ideas and Actions (ARIA) program, and is a member of the nationwide Law Firm Antiracism Alliance’s (LFAA) Philanthropy Working Group.

Lauren received her J.D., cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Rutgers University.

Representative Matters

  • Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation in its terminated $3.4 billion merger with Equity Commonwealth and its pending $4.0 billion merger with ILPT.

Publications

  • Co-author, “CAA Renewable Energy Provisions,” Stroock Client Alert, January 20, 2021
  • Co-author, “Business-Related Tax and Employee Benefits Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act,” Stroock Client Alert, December 31, 2020
  • Co-author, “Renewable Energy Under a Biden Administration,” Stroock Client Alert, December 22, 2020
  • Co-author, “Renewable Energy Projects May Benefit From the IRS Notice Expanding Safe Harbors,” Stroock Special Bulletin, June 1, 2020
  • Co-author, “April Tax Guidance on the CARES Act and Other Relief,” Stroock Special Bulletin, April 28, 2020
  • Co-author, “The CARES Act’s Tax Provisions: an Overview,” Stroock Special Bulletin, March 30, 2020

Education

J.D., cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2019

B.A., summa cum laude, Rutgers University, 2011

Admitted To Practice

New York