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Ameek Ashok Ponda

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Ameek Ashok Ponda is director of Sullivan & Worcester's Tax Department and a former member of the firm's Management Committee. He concentrates his practice in structuring corporate mergers and acquisitions, designing REIT transactions and financial instruments and working on cross-border financings and acquisitions. Ameek has represented public and private REITs in an array of real property sectors, including: business storage facilities; cold storage facilities; communications towers; data centers; dark and lit fiber; digital billboards; distributed antenna systems; foreign real estate; hotels and travel centers; industrial properties; mortgage REITs; multifamily residential; office buildings; retail properties; senior living facilities; solar, wind and power infrastructure; timberlands; transmission and distribution lines; and vineyards, greenhouses and other agricultural properties.

Ameek is nationally recognized for his work in REIT conversions and REIT cross-border matters.

Professional Memberships

Board of Regents, American College of Tax Counsel; Board of Directors, Tax Analysts; American Law Institute; National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts; International Fiscal Association; National Tax Association; Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC); American, Massachusetts and Boston Bar Associations


LL.M., Taxation, valedictorian, Boston University School of Law, 1996; J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1992; B.A., summa cum laude, Harvard College, 1989