Alan M. Tarter

Managing Partner

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1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 
P 212.216.8010   F 212.216.8001   atarter@tarterkrinsky.com

Alan M. Tarter, Managing Partner at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, has been instrumental in the strategic growth of the firm since its founding. Working with TKD’s partners, counsel and associates, he has led its development as a full-service, midsized firm delivering cost-effective representation to a broad spectrum of businesses of all sizes.

Alan's clients include real estate owners and developers, financial institutions, mortgage banks and brokerage companies, title insurers, accounting and other professional service firms, insurance brokerage companies, staffing and executive recruiting firms, and wholesale distributors. He is highly experienced in corporate and real estate matters such as:

  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Joint ventures, shareholder, operating and partnership agreements.
  • Sophisticated corporate and real estate financing.
  • Office, retail and industrial leasing.
  • Commercial contracts.
  • Executive employment agreements and incentive plans.

Alan forms close relationships with his clients, not only providing legal counsel, but also advising them on all issues involving business growth and strategy. As a business adviser, he draws heavily upon his financial background to understand the resources that his clients need to succeed. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Maryland (inactive).

Prior to founding the firm, Alan was a partner in Tarter & Gulotta, LLP, and prior to that he was an associate at the New York law firm of Battle Fowler LLP (n/k/a Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP).

Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 1989
  • Syracuse University, B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude 1986
Admissions
  • New York
  • Connecticut
Memberships
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York Staffing Association Board

Quote I live by:
"Make every day your masterpiece" - UCLA Coach, John Wooden's father

  • The Factory

    Historically an industrial waterfront, Long Island City has become a site for luxury residential condominium and rental buildings in recent years, and is now becoming an active office district. Built in 1926 and originally used by Macy’s as a furniture warehouse, The Factory is one of Long Island City’s newest and premier workspaces. A 1.1 million sq. ft. multi-tenanted industrial office and retail building owned by Atlas Capital Group, in partnership with Square Mile Capital and Invesco, the building covers an entire city block from 47th to 48th Avenues and from 31st Street and 30th Place in Queens.

  • apple seeds LLC

    apple seeds LLC is a growing organization that provides indoor playground facilities, classes, birthday parties and other activities. As an emerging and growing business, apple seeds needed a business-minded legal partner who understood the challenges of being a middle market business. They needed help building the company from the ground floor up, and providing a solid foundation for future growth.  

News

Events

  • Professional Development: A Key Element of Law Firm Culture

    The legal industry is a competitive job market. From compensation and practice management to culture and work/life balance, law firms are challenged with creating incentives to attract and retain top talent.

  • Packaging a Company for Sale: How to Realize Top Dollar

    There has been a significant consolidation of residential real estate service providers nationwide in the past few years, and this packaging your company for sale requires a clear strategy and a detailed plan. 

  • Packaging Your Staffing Company for Sale

    Selling a staffing company is much like selling any other business, but the nature of the industry makes packaging one for sale a unique process. As the seller, your first steps include prioritizing goals, setting up a timeline, devising an exit strategy and assembling a professional team. 

  • Consolidating Residential Real Estate Service Providers

    There has been a significant consolidation of residential real estate service providers nationwide in the past few years, and this trend has recently been gaining momentum in New York. 

  • Are You a New Media Lawyer? A Look at Who They Are, What They Do

    The new economy is humming along at 56K and no one wants to be left behind as even greater opportunities are springing out of the ever increasing bandwidth. Internet law is the new darling of our industry.

  • Yield Spread Premium

    The mortgage brokerage industry has grown in recent years to the point where as many as half of all home mortgages are facilitated by a mortgage broker.1 The broker acts as intermediary between the borrower (whether a home-buyer or a homeowner refinancing an existing mortgage) and the institutional lender (lender).

  • Escrow Funds: Whose Property?

    At a real estate closing, title companies typically escrow funds to satisfy various outstanding obligations of a buyer or seller (or in the context of a refinancing, the owner of the property). These outstanding obligations, most commonly tax liens, mechanic’s liens and judgments, would otherwise be deemed an “exception” to title coverage. 

Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 1989
  • Syracuse University, B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude 1986
Admissions
  • New York
  • Connecticut
Memberships
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York Staffing Association Board