Biography

Michael Hirschfeld is a Managing Director in the firm's US National Tax office, where he focuses on corporate, international and partnership tax planning and compliance. Michael has over 40 years of experience with tax issues that affect partnerships/LLCs, REITs, cross-border investing, real estate acquisition, finance and investment, private equity, distressed debt, mergers and acquisitions, pharmaceutical, energy, pharmaceutical and clean technology clients. 
 
Michael was the chair of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. Currently, he is the President of the Board at American Tax Policy Institute and an officer in the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law. Before Andersen Tax, Michael was a distinguished practitioner in residence at Cornell Law School and a retired law partner with an international law firm.
 
He is recognized as a leading tax professional in global publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in America, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, The International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers and New York Super Lawyers
 
Michael is a frequent lecturer at the American Law Institute, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York University, Practicing Law Institute, the International Fiscal Association and other organizations. He also published over 50 articles for The Journal of Taxation, The Journal of International Taxation and numerous additional global tax publications. 

Education:

  • The City College of New York, B.E.E.
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD
  • New York University School of Law, LLM

Affiliations:
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Tax Policy Institute
  • Wolters Kluwer Legal Tax Advisory Board
  • American Tax Policy Institute
  • American College of Tax Counsel

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