San Francisco, California 94110
G. Michelle Ferreira
counsels individuals, partnerships, estates and corporations in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and state and local tax agencies, including the California Franchise Tax Board, the State Board of Equalization, the Employment Development Department and county assessment appeals boards. As a former tax litigator for the Internal Revenue Service, Michelle brings unique experience to clients who have complex and sensitive tax and penalty disputes. Michelle represents clients before the IRS, and state and local tax agencies at the audit, collection, appeals and litigation stages.
Michelle was the former Chair of the Executive Committee of the Taxation Section of the California State Bar in 2009-2010. She frequently speaks on topics of tax controversy and tax procedure before professional associations for both lawyers and accountants, and she was an Adjunct Professor for the Master’s in Taxation Program at Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Outside of the office, Michelle is involved in a wide array of tax professional organizations and has established key relationships with IRS and state taxing agency executives. She is nationally recognized for her audit and litigation experience in estate and gift tax disputes with the IRS, especially cases involving challenges to family limited partnerships and valuation disputes.
|Areas of Practice||1) Tax and 2) Trusts & Estates|
|Law School||J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 1995|
|Education||B.S., University of California at Davis, 1990|
|Bar Member / Association||State bar of California,Supreme Court of California,U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California|
|Most recent firm||Greenberg Traurig LLP|
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