Irina Kimelfeld is a Tax Partner and a member of the Financial Services Group. With over 20 years of experience, Irina provides tax planning and compliance services to private equity funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, investment advisors, and other financial services companies. She focuses on advising clients on tax implications of fund structuring, investment structuring, management company operations, and tax treatment of various types of securities transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, Irina was Managing Director at a credit investment firm, where she oversaw all tax related matters for the firm and its managed funds as well as the firm’s deferred compensation plan. She began her career at a Big 4 accounting firm where she provided tax planning and compliance services to asset management clients.
Irina is an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, where she designed and lectures a graduate level course on taxation of financial products and transactions.