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Jerry Merola is a former New York City Senior Tax Counsel with years of experience litigating substantial tax cases for the Department of Finance. His familiarity with the procedures and requirements of the different New York City agencies can be a great advantage to your clients.



In addition to tax matters, Jerry also handles contracts, incorporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, LLC's, business closings, real property tax reductions, ERISA, filings for the Industrial Commercial Incentive and Energy subsidy Programs, wills, probate, and estate planning.





Practice areas


  1. Tax: 40%
  2. Real Estate: 5%
  3. Partnership: 5%
  4. DUI & DWI: 5%
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Cheryl Rivera Smith

    Mr. Merola and I practice in some of the same areas of law. I have had the privilege of reviewing many of her responses and comments to questions posted on Avvo. His answers and comments reflect a deep understanding of the law and have provided helpful information. I endorse this lawyer.


    Cheryl Smith Real Estate Attorney
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  • Hayley R. Greenberg

    I endorse this lawyer. He is great.


    Hayley Greenberg Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

521 5th Avenue,
Suite 1700
New York, NY, 10175-1799


NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGreenberg & Merola, LLP1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Queens BarN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
State University of New York, BinghamtonN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A