With an emphasis on corporate and international tax planning, Mike advises public corporations, owner-managers, First Nations and public sector entities on income tax and GST matters.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and Master of Laws degree in United States taxation, possessing a deep level of knowledge on cross-border business structures. He brings over 12 years of experience to his role as a partner in Toronto and is ranked by Canadian Lexpert® and The Best Lawyers in Canada™ as a leading tax lawyer and was named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Edmonton. He currently serves as a Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation.
An intellectual and inquisitive thinker, Mike’s mastery of tax law enhances dynamic outcomes for clients. As a talented researcher and writer, he spins complex tax jargon into engaging insights. Mike regularly contributes to reputed industry publications and is a former lecturer at the University of Alberta, where he taught corporate tax.
In his free time, he loves to indulge in fresh pasta at authentic Italian restaurants, while still staying sharp by working out and reading.