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Attorney 30+ Years | CPA | Foreclosure Defense | Strategic Default | Asset Protection | Tax | Avoid Deficiency Judgments

Hilton Wiener has been a New York attorney for over 30 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Business Administration magna cum laude in 1971 and received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1974, where he graduated with honors and was on Law Review. He practiced law at a prominent law firm in New York, specializing in real estate and taxation prior to becoming Tax Counsel for Shell Oil Company in Houston. In 1977, he attained the advanced law degree of Masters of Law in Taxation from NYU and also received his CPA license. In addition to the Supreme Court of the State of New York, he is also admitted to the U.S. Tax Court, Court of Claims and United States Federal Court for the Southern District of New York. He has also received his real estate license and mortgage broker’s license.

Hilton is an experienced real estate investor and landlord, having invested in Houston, New York and Florida. He has published several articles, lectured and drafted tax legislation. He represented developers in New York, such as Harry Helmsley, handling what has become the landmark landlord-tenant case in the country on the Warranty of Habitability. He subsequently represented tenants’ associations and led one of the largest rent strikes in New York history, holding millions of dollars of rent in escrow in order to negotiate a rent increase. He has the perspective of having participated and endured several real estate cycles and meltdowns.