Peter A. Falivene

Peter A. Falivene


Mr. Falivene has more than twenty years of experience with state and local tax matters for both individual and corporate clients. 

After graduating from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, Mr. Falivene earned a Masters in Law – Taxation (“LLM”) from Villanova University while working full-time for Arthur Andersen, LLP in Philadelphia.  As an associate with Arthur Andersen, Mr. Falivene’s practice concentrated on state and local tax matters. His clients included high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs as well as mid and large size corporations.   

Mr. Falivene also worked for the accounting firm of KPMG, LLP, splitting time between its New Jersey and New York City offices. While with KPMG, LLP, Mr. Falivene continued to focus on designing and implementing cutting edge state and local tax savings strategies for the firm’s corporate and individual clients based in New Jersey and New York.

Mr. Falivene later served as in-house tax counsel for Foot Locker, Inc., one of the largest footwear retailers in the world.  At Foot Locker, Mr. Falivene was heavily involved in state and local tax matters impacting the business. Most recently, Mr. Falivene was employed by Novartis, a global pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in Switzerland.  At Novartis, Mr. Falivene was responsible for all tax planning matters involving the organization’s United States based operations.    

Mr. Falivene brings a wealth of state and local tax knowledge and experience to serve the needs of our clients.    


  • Western New England University School of Law, Master of Laws (LLM),  Elder Law and Estate Planning - Candidate

  • Villanova University Graduate Tax Program, Master of Laws (LLM) – Taxation

  • Rutgers Law School- Newark, Juris Doctor 

  • Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Religious Studies

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey  
  • New York 

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