Attorneys

Alan Ditchik
(1934-2018)
born Brooklyn, New York, August 24, 1934; admitted to bar, 1957, New York. Education: Columbia University (A.B., 1955; LL.B., 1957). Editor, Columbia Law Review, 1955-1957. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Chair, Committee on Condemnation and Tax Certiorari, 1992-1995); Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations; Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association (President, 1981-1983 and 1989-1991; Director, 1976-2018).
Joel Ditchik
Partner
born New York, New York, February 13, 1967; admitted to bar, 1993, New York; 1994, District of Columbia. Education: Tufts University (B.A. magna cum laude, 1989); The George Washington University National Law Center (J.D., 1992). Senior Projects Editor, The George Washington Law Review, 1991-1992. Law Clerk, U.S. District Judge Philip M. Pro (D. Nev.), 1992-1994. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Chair, Committee on Condemnation and Tax Certiorari, 2003-2006; Secretary, 2001-2002); Real Estate Board of New York (Tax Policy Committee); Nassau County and New York State Bar Associations; Real Estate Tax Review Bar Association (President, 2013-2015; Director, 2002 - ).
Steve Tishco
Partner
born Brooklyn, New York, June 22, 1979; admitted to bar, 2005, New York. Education: University of Maryland (B.A. magna cum laude, 2001); Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., 2004). Articles Editor, Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, 2002-2003. Author, Taxation of New York City Real Property, Law360, June 7, 2017. Senior Counsel, NYC Law Department, Tax and Bankruptcy Litigation Division, 2004-2014; Associate Attorney, Marcus & Pollack, LLP, 2014-2019.
Gregory Papeika
Associate
born New Haven, Connecticut, June 14, 1982; admitted to bar, 2007, Connecticut; 2008, New York. Education: Washington & Lee University (B.A. magna cum laude, 2004); University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D. with highest honors, 2007); New York University (M.S. in Hotel Finance, 2016). Articles Editor, Connecticut Law Review 2005-2007.