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Michael S. Novey

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Associate Tax Legislative Counsel (Tax Policy)
Washington, DC, USA

Michael S. Novey is Associate Tax Legislative Counsel in Treasury=s Office of Tax Policy, where he concentrates on the tax treatment of a wide variety of financial products and financial institutions, including matters concerning debt instruments, derivatives, hedging, mortgage backed securities, investment companies, and mark-to-market accounting. He came to Treasury from the Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS, where he had been Counsel to the Assistant Chief Counsel (Financial Institutions & Products) and Principal Technical Adviser to the Associate Chief Counsel (Technical).  Before joining the IRS, he practiced tax law in Washington, D.C. and had clerked for United States Circuit Judge Francis Murnaghan, Jr.

Mr. Novey is a graduate of Harvard College, the Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and Harvard Law School, where he received the Sears Prize, graduated magna cum laude, and was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. In September 2004, he served as a Wasserstein Fellow in Public Interest Law at Harvard Law School.


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