Michael A. DiFronzo serves as a Principal in the Washington National Tax Office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. In that role, Mr. DiFronzo serves as a global resource for the firm's international tax practice. His practice includes all aspects of international taxation, with a particular focus on international mergers, acquisitions and restructurings and the U.S. anti-deferral rules. He also works closely with U.S. and non-U.S. based multinationals on cross-border financing, cash repatriation and other planning issues. Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. DiFronzo was a senior executive in the U.S. Treasury Department, where he worked for the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service as the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International - Technical). In that capacity, he had primary responsibility for the oversight of published guidance related to the taxation of cross-border investment and related issues. Mr. DiFronzo served in that role from 2006 through 2010. Prior to joining the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Mr. DiFronzo served as a partner in the Tax Department of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. DiFronzo's work experience also includes the Washington National Tax Office of Deloitte Tax LLP and the Washington, DC office of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.
Mr. DiFronzo received an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law, a J.D. from University of Montana School of Law, and a B.S. in Accounting from Montana State University. He is the author of numerous articles on cross-border tax issues and a frequent speaker. Mr. DiFronzo is currently a member of the District of Columbia, Illinois, Montana and Nevada bar associations and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He is also a licensed CPA.