Lance E. Rothenberg, Esq.
Lance concentrates his practice in state and local tax controversy and planning. His experience includes assisting Fortune 100 companies and high-net-worth individuals facing a wide range of multistate tax issues, including insurance premium tax, corporate income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, and personal income tax, as well as federal income tax issues. Lance represents clients in all phases of administrative audit and appeal, in collection proceedings, in voluntary disclosure matters, and, if necessary, in litigation in administrative and state courts.
James Connolly is an Associate Attorney in the Department of Taxation and Finance’s Office of Counsel,
where he has worked for about 20 years. After a stint in litigation, he has worked the last 10 years in the
office’s Legislative and Guidance section, where his duties have included the drafting of legislation,
preparing Advisory Opinions, and advising the Audit Division, mostly in the sales tax area. He has
spoken on sales tax issues before the New York City Tax Institute, the New York State Business Council,
and DTF’s internal Continuing Legal Education program. Mr. Connolly is a graduate of the Syracuse
University College of Law.
Dan Jordan, Director of Library Services, New York County Lawyer’s Association
Dan Jordan is the current Director of Library Services for the New York County Lawer’s
association, and has occupied the position since 2008. Mr. Jordan has a wealth of
experience as a librarian, and has worked as a reference librarian at both Brooklyn Law
School and Touro Law School, as well as acting as Head Law Librarian at Touro Law
In addition to over 30 years of experience as a librarian, Mr. Jordan has a graduate
degree in Library and Information Science from the Pratt Institute.
Timothy P. Noonan, Esq.
Tim focuses his practice in the state and local tax area, and his work primarily involves New York State and New York City tax litigation and controversy. Over the past 16 years, Tim has handled more than 700 personal income tax, sales tax, corporate tax, or other New York tax audits. He has also handled approximately 100 cases in New York’s Division of Tax Appeals.
Tim leads the firm’s New York Residency Practice, and he is one of the leading practitioners in this area of the law. He has handled some of the most high-profile residency cases in New York over the past decade, including a 2014 win in the Gaied case, one of the first New York residency cases to ever reach New York’s highest court. Tim also co-authored the 2014 edition of the CCH Residency and Allocation Audit Handbook and Contesting New York Tax Assessments--Fourth Edition, published by the New York State Bar Association. He is often quoted by media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Forbes, on residency and other state tax issues.
As the “Noonan” in “Noonan’s Notes,” a monthly column in Tax Analysts’ State Tax Notes, Tim is a nationally recognized author and speaker on state tax issues. In addition to the CCH Residency and Allocation Audit Handbook, Tim has served as a contributing author or editor for several other tax publications and treatises, including the American Bar Association's Sales and Use Tax Deskbook, the "New York Sales Tax Guide" published by practicallaw.com, the corporate apportionment chapter in Thomson Reuters’ Checkpoint Analyst, and the New York chapter of LexisNexis’s Practice Insights. Tim has also written more than 100 articles in state and local tax publications around the country over the past several years, and he speaks on state tax issues for audiences around the country on an average of 20 times a year, including a regular stint on the CCH webinar circuit.
Tim also has handled a significant number of residency and sales tax issues in other states, including work with many national and international clients on multistate compliance or voluntary disclosures. He has also appeared before the Connecticut Supreme Court and the Michigan Court of Appeals in litigated matters.