Michael has over twenty years of experience in corporate taxation including international tax structuring, mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, tax provision, and tax compliance. Michael joined SingerLewak from Ernst & Young in 2009, and his professional experience includes 13 years working at Big 4 accounting firms (PwC & EY) and over 3 years working at a NASDAQ technology company as the Head of Tax Department. Michael's clients ranged from Global Fortune 500 companies to many start-up companies in the Silicon Valley as well as inbound companies from foreign countries. Michael conducts numbers of tax seminars every year and is a frequent speaker at various conferences.
Industries & Focus
Cross-border Business, Technology, Life Sciences, E-Commerce, Real Estate, Automobile, Venture Capital, and Professional Service. Michael is a member of SingerLewak’s International Tax Service Group.
Education & Affiliations
Michael earned an M.B.A. in Taxation and a B.S. in Accouting (Magna Cum Laude) from California State University East Bay. Michael is a CPA licensed in the states of California and Washington as well as a Charted Global Management Accountant ("CGMA"). Michael is a member of AICPA and the California Society of CPAs, and he serves as board member/CFO for numbers of nonprofit organizations including Asia America Multi-Technology Association ("AAMA") and Prospect Silicon Valley ("ProspectSV"). Michael is fluent in Mandarin.