Danielle B. Ridgely

Associate

Danielle B. Ridgely

Associate

Contact

Direct: 585-987-2914
Fax: 585-362-4608
Dridgely@woodsoviatt.com
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At a Glance

Danielle B. Ridgely is an Associate in the firm’s Business and Finance Department. She concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate and individual income taxation, partnership taxation, corporate mergers and acquisitions, corporate divisions and recapitalizations, like-kind exchanges, estate planning, employee benefits and ERISA matters, and pension plan design and administration.

Mrs. Ridgely received her LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, where she graduated with distinction. She received her J.D. from Regent University School of Law and her B.S. in Business Economics from Grove City College.

Honors

  • Named a 2016 “Rochester’s Finest” Young Professionals by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
  • Georgetown University Law Center Dean’s List
  • Regent University Law Review

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction
  • Regent University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Grove City College, B.S., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of Virginia
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys
  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
Practice Areas: Business Counseling • Business Succession Planning • Cross Border Transactions • Employee Benefits / Executive Compensation • Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures • Not-for-profit & Tax-Exempt Organizations • Public Finance • Retirement Benefit Planning • Section 1031 Tax Free Exchanges • Tax Controversies • Transactional Tax Planning • Qualified Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives • Tax • Affordable Housing & Community Development Practice Group