Max Dilendorf, Esq.

Max Dilendorf

Our practice is focused on assisting high net-worth individuals, families and private funds with the accumulation, preservation and transfer of personal wealth, including business interests, real estate and other assets.

We help these clients navigate the multiple tax laws, property regimes and legal systems as they move people, financial assets and business interests across international borders.

Max works with other attorneys and experts worldwide to assist in the implementation of complex structures that include domestic trusts, intra-family gifting for multinational families, offshore corporations, foreign grantor and non-grantor trusts, domestic and international private trust companies, and advice on optimal real estate and cross-border investment structures.

Max also provides advice on FATCA, FIRPTA, CRS compliance, PFIC rules, CFC rules, international tax treaties, cross-border transactions and real estate matters. The advice is always practical, comprehensive and customized for the needs of each client wherever they may live, visit or work.

On the real estate front, Max provides a wide range of real estate services, with particular emphasis on structuring foreign investments in U.S. real estate (FIRPTA) for individuals, family offices, funds and financial institutions.

Max has more than 12 years of combined legal, finance and investment advisory experience in the commercial and residential real estate industry in New York.

On the domestic side, Max’s practice includes structuring and negotiating all types of commercial and residential real estate transactions.

Clients turn to Max for unique, holistic solutions that respond to their wealth, business and estate planning objectives.

Selected Transactions

Areas of Practice


Foreign Investments in U.S. Real Estate

Real Estate Disputes

Construction and Development


Commercial Leasing

Hospitality Law

Education and Admissions:

New York Law School (J.D.)

Baruch College (B.B.A.)

Bar Admissions:

New York

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York