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Greenberg Traurig's Michelle Ferreira Elected Fellow of American College of Tax Counsel

NEW YORK – May 26, 2017G. Michelle Ferreira, San Francisco managing shareholder and Silicon Valley co-managing shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice, has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. The College is one of the premier legal associations in America.


The American College of Tax Counsel is a nonprofit professional association of tax lawyers in private practice, in law school teaching positions, and in government, who are recognized for their excellence in tax practice and for their substantial contributions and commitment to the profession.


The College is composed of approximately 700 Fellows chosen by their peers in recognition of their outstanding reputations and contributions in the field of tax law, and is governed by a Board of Regents consisting of one Regent for each federal judicial circuit and two at-large Regents.


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. She is listed in the 2017 Chambers USA Guide as well as The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2017 for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law.


Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Barbara T. Kaplan, Global Tax Practice co-chair and New York Tax Practice chair, and Seth J. Entin are also Fellows of the American College of Tax Counsel.


About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice

To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.


About Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.