Michael is a Principal in the International Tax Services group of Deloitte’s Washington National Tax office. Michael’s practice principally concentrates on taxation of financial instruments, foreign currency, and cross-border treasury operations. He advises U.S. multinationals, investment banks, banks, hedge funds, and other financial institutions on tax issues related to capital market products, derivatives, and foreign currency transactions. Michael has extensive experience with respect to tax issues arising from international treasury operations (including cash pooling and in-house bank structures) and has worked with treasurers from many U.S. multinationals on the restructuring of their global treasury operations.
Michael received his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2004, where he was named to the Order of the Coif and served as an Editor of Loyola Law Review. He received his L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2005 where he also served as a Graduate Editor of New York University Journal of International Law and Politics. He is a licensed member of the California, New York and DC Bars.
Michael speaks frequently on tax topics involving foreign currency, financial products and treasury operations. He has also published numerous articles in publications such as International Tax Journal, The Tax Adviser, and Tax Notes.