Senior Tax Counsel
Van Ness Feldman LLP
Michael provides strategic counsel on legal, legislative and regulatory issues, including tax, energy, and international trade. Michael has extensive experience developing and implementing successful government relations programs. He has a refined understanding of the political landscape, supported by technical knowledge and a wealth of experience drafting tax legislative language and technical white papers, advising on legislative and regulatory matters, and building and advocating winning legislative and regulatory strategies for participants in energy and related markets. Prior to joining the firm, Michael was the Tax Director for the American Petroleum Institute and the Tax and International Trade Counsel for U.S. Senator John H. Chafee.