Jill-Ann focuses her practice primarily on real estate, environmental, and general business legal matters. Along with the other members of the Firm’s Business Practice Group, Jill-Ann is committed to providing superior representation to our clients.
Prior to joining our firm, Jill-Ann practiced law in New York City, where she worked on a variety of corporate and financial litigation matters in which she gained significant experience with mortgage-backed securities, commercial litigation, product liability, and antitrust matters. Jill-Ann is admitted to practice in Arizona as well as New York. Most recently, Jill-Ann worked at Arizona Land and Water Trust where her work introduced her to a range of environmental and property rights issues.
Jill-Ann is involved with local organizations that support our community including her role as Membership Co-Chair of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Southern Arizona and Member of the Junior League of Tucson. She received her B.A. from New York University and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Having transplanted from the Northeast, she is very excited to call Tucson, and the Firm, home.
After years and years of careful planning and hard work, you created and are operating a successful business. Just as you begin to reap the benefits of your labor, boom – a judgment is entered against your business. Unable to pay the judgment from the business account, creditors seek to seize your personal assets – and win. The next thing you know, you are financially destitute alongside your once thriving business. You falsely thought your personal resources were protected by setting up your business. How could this have happened?
Choosing the proper structure for your business, whether you are starting a new business or changing the type of entity for an existing business, is one of the most important business decisions you will make. The two primary considerations in selecting the type of entity are usually liability protection and tax treatment. Here is a summarization of several of the business structures that are available to you in Arizona. We recommend you consult with legal and tax professionals before making a final decision as to which entity is best for you.