Alan Goldenberg

Alan Goldenberg

JD, MBA, LL.M., Principal

Alan Goldenberg, a principal at Friedman LLP, is a member of the State and Local Tax and Tax Controversy Groups. His practice focuses on tax transactions, including structuring, advisory tax services, and tax controversies at the audit, administrative and judicial levels. He has over ten years of experience representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and state and local tax authorities. Alan, who began his career with an international law firm, assists clients of all sizes reduce their tax liabilities and exposure.


He also helps clients navigate tax controversies arising in various states and localities, from the initial response through final resolution. This process includes addressing initial audit inquiries, dealing with audit disputes and filing administrative protests. Furthermore, Alan has broad experience in tax planning for the full spectrum of corporate and pass-through entities, as well as for individuals.

In addition, Alan specializes in abandoned and unclaimed property compliance and has had success mitigating clients’ escheat exposures through voluntary disclosure agreements and audit settlements. This success is largely attributable to his deep understanding of accounting principles, transaction flow and unclaimed property law.

Alan lectures on a variety of issues and has written extensively on state and local taxation, authoring numerous articles for Friedman’s in-house newsletter, Tax Matters.

Alan has admissions in the Bar of New York, New Jersey, Washington D.C. and The United States Tax Court.

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association