Michael represents clients in tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service, the New Jersey Division of Taxation and other state administrative bodies, and in federal courts and the Tax Court of New Jersey. Michael also has extensive experience advising clients on multistate tax planning strategies, the state tax effects of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings, and the state tax implications of ongoing business operations. His practice also includes various tax, business and estate planning services to medium and small businesses and their owners.
Michael’s clients include large, national companies across a variety of industries, including professional services, sports, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and financial services. His notable representations include serving as outside counsel to the New York Football Giants and advising the State of New Jersey in connection with litigation that found the New York City Commuter Tax unconstitutional. For 10 years he served as Chairman of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court. He currently acts as a guest instructor at Rutgers Law School and was previously an adjunct professor at Rutgers University Graduate School of Business and Management.
Michael is a co-editor of CCH’s Guidebook to New Jersey Taxes and was a contributing author of ALM’s New Jersey Tax Handbook. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Sales and Use Tax Alert.