Attorney

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Melissa Passman

Melissa Passman is an attorney based in New York and Los Angeles specializing in tax, estate planning, and nonprofits in areas including income and transfer tax, state and local tax, and charitable planning. Prior to law school, Melissa was an associate with Gagosian Gallery, where she worked closely with leading artists and estates, collectors, and institutions. 

Melissa remains an active participant in the arts community as a founding board member of JOAN Los Angeles, and is closely involved with Artists 4 Democracy. 

Melissa studied art history at New York University. She received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. 

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