Dahlia Doumar

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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Tax

Areas of Practice

  • Tax
  • Family Offices
  • Family-Owned and Closely-Held Business ...
  • Founders & Entrepreneurs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Strategic Planning Committee 2020 - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member


Dahlia Doumar, Patterson Belknap’s Co-Chair and Managing Partner, concentrates her practice in tax law. Her practice is broad and sophisticated including both domestic and foreign for-profit companies, exempt organizations and high net worth individuals.

Ms. Doumar works extensively in the exempt organizations area counseling clients on unrelated business income tax issues, investment structuring, rules governing the maintenance of donor advised funds, reporting regarding foreign investments and grants, self dealing, intermediate sanctions and excise tax issues generally.

In the corporate area, Ms. Doumar has advised clients on numerous matters, including corporate reorganizations and recapitalizations, restructuring of distressed companies, business acquisitions and dispositions, partnership and limited liability company investments.

Ms. Doumar also works with members of the employee benefit and executive compensation group on tax aspects of employee benefits. Further, Ms. Doumar has represented clients, both for-profit and not-for-profit, before the Internal Revenue Service, New York State and New York City involving audits and private letter ruling requests.

In addition, working with lawyers in the trusts and estates group, Ms. Doumar has advised on the domestication of foreign trusts.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts


  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1994)
  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1993)
  • Boston University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1990)

Areas of Practice

  • Tax
  • Family Offices
  • Family-Owned and Closely-Held Business Services
  • Founders & Entrepreneurs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate

Professional Career


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