At the federal level, Michael has litigated complex corporate tax matters in the United States Tax Court, including debt and equity characterization of intercompany financing transactions, transfer pricing, and the research and experimentation credit.
At the state level, Michael has experience with resolving and litigating disputes involving statutory and constitutional nexus issues, state level research and experimentation credits, apportionment, and sales and use taxes.
Prior to law school, Michael worked in public accounting for Big 4 public accounting firms. He was an associate in the state and local tax group at PwC in Chicago where he assisted financial services firms with state and local tax compliance. Michael also worked as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche in Minneapolis.