About Jessica Millett

Jessica Millett is a tax attorney. She currently serves as a co-chair of the tax department at Duval & Stachenfeld, a New-York based boutique law firm focusing on real estate-related legal services.

Duval & Stachenfeld has concentrated its core practice on the real estate industry since its establishment in 1997. Now the firm’s scope of legal practice has expanded to all types of real estate transactions, litigation, tax, corporate, bankruptcy and nonprofit organization services. Its broad clientele includes public companies, investment banks and international corporations.

Millett brings over 10 years of legal experience to help clients handle complex tax matters. With expertise in U.S. tax issues arising from real estate transactions, Millett instructs clients to integrate tax discussions in the early stage of business negotiations to avoid future liabilities. Millett is especially knowledgeable in investments in Opportunity Zones. She assists clients in structuring Qualified Opportunity Funds, joint ventures and REITs.

Millett holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and affairs from Johns Hopkins University, and a juris doctor in international and comparative law from Duke University. She is a frequent speaker at Opportunity Zone-related conferences, and has been quoted by many major media outlets, including Bloomberg, Commercial Observer and The Wall Street Journal.


Duval & Stachenfeld


555 Madison Ave, New York



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