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About Bernadette

Bernadette Kasnicki concentrates on tax and corporate law. She advises business clients on a range of tax matters relating to corporations, LLCs, partnerships, public charities, and private foundations, and drafts and negotiates transactional documents, including acquisition agreements, merger agreements, operating agreements, and shareholders’ agreements.

Bernadette also specializes in the representation of tax-exempt organizations. Additionally, she represents both individuals and corporate entities in New York State and Federal tax audits.

Bernadette is an editor of the firm’s Tax Law for the Closely-Held Business blog and has been published in The Tax Lawyer.

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  • Davidson College
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • New York University School of Law (Executive LL.M)

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Nassau County Bar Association

Articles & Advisories

Tax Challenges & Disputes Update

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our lives, federal and state taxing authorities understand the challenges individuals and businesses…

April 10, 2020

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Opportunity Zones: Opportunities for Whom?

On December 22, 2017, Congress enacted the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the “Tax Act”). The law created…

December 12, 2019

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Not-for-Profits & the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

The new federal tax law that went into effect at the beginning of this year, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs…

January 02, 2019

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Note: Whirlpool Properties, Inc. v. Director, Division of Taxation: The Throwout Rule Should Be Thrown Out

This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or…

June 01, 2012

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Speakers: TCJA Means Treating Nonprofits More Like For-Profits

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has a number of provisions that both directly and indirectly affect not-for-profit organizations, but…

January 18, 2019

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Press Releases

Farrell Fritz Promotes Two Attorneys in Its Uniondale Office

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce the promotions of Bernadette T. Kasnicki and Irene A. Zoupaniotis to counsel effective January…

January 04, 2021

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18 Farrell Fritz Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Leading Lawyers by Best Lawyers

Farrell Fritz congratulates twelve attorneys on being selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2021.…

August 20, 2020

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Bernadette T. DiPrisco of Farrell Fritz Appointed to Associate Board of the Family and Children’s Association

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Bernadette T. DiPrisco, an associate in the firm’s tax practice group, has recently…

February 25, 2014

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Farrell Fritz Associate Bernadette T. DiPrisco Appointed to the Board of the Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc.

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that corporate & finance and tax associate Bernadette T. DiPrisco has been appointed to…

December 12, 2013

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Farrell Fritz Welcomes First Year Associates Jeremy Corapi & Bernadette DiPrisco

Jeremy Corapi, a New York, NY resident, concentrates in litigation and real estate. Previously, Mr. Corapi was a summer associate…

October 16, 2012

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Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Tax Law 2021

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Family & Children's Association

Hero of the Month—August 2015

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Touro Law Center

2014 Public Interest Attorney of the Year

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Huntington Town Chamber of Commerce

30 Under 30 Award

Community Work

Bernadette is vice president of the the Child Care Council of Nassau, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, and a member of the Pastoral Council at St. Anne’s Parish in Garden City. She is a former associate board member of the Family & Children’s Association.