Vince has extensive experience advising and assisting clients through all phases of a business life cycle, including the formation and operation of entities, expansions through mergers and acquisitions, buyouts, raising capital through debt and equity financing, and succession planning. He also regularly guides 501(c)3 organizations on matters pertaining to formation, operation and tax exempt status.

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Vincent L. Valenza

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Phone: (518) 447-3391
Fax: (518) 867-4791

677 Broadway #500
Albany, New York 12207

Vincent L. Valenza provides clients with advice and assistance on a broad range of business issues and transactions including the formation and operation of business entities; business start-ups; business expansions through mergers and acquisitions; shareholder, member and partner buyouts; raising capital via debt and equity financing, including private placements; investment of capital in new, emerging and established businesses; real estate transactions, including like-kind exchanges; federal, state and local taxation; and family business and management succession planning. Vince also counsels not-for-profit organizations on issues of formation, operation and tax exempt status.

Vince joined the firm in 1991 and has been a shareholder since 1997. He served as the Managing Principal of the Firm from 2010 to 2013. He is a former adjunct professor at Albany Law School, where he taught a course on business planning, covering business start-up, financing, and joint ventures.


LL.M., University of Florida, 1989

J.D., cum laude, University of Florida College of Law, 1988
Teaching Fellow for the University of Florida Legal Research and Writing Program

B.S., cum laude, University of Florida, 1985

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice United States Tax Court
State of New York
State of Florida
Professional Associations and Community Involvement

Albany Executives Association
General Counsel

American Bar Association, Tax Section

New York State Bar Association, Tax Section

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York
Board Member

Town of Niskayuna Ethics Board
Board Member

New York State Brewer's Association
Firm Representative

Capital Leadership

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
Past President

Niskayuna Community Foundation
Past President