Michael R. Emerson

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 8751

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Tax Controversy
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 8751
Fax: +1 312 706 9109
University University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1999
Law SchoolThe University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 2005
Admitted2005, Illinois; 2007, US Court of Federal Claims; 2008, US Tax Court; 2010, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Michael Emerson represents taxpayers at all stages of federal tax controversies, including during audit, in administrative appeals and before federal courts. Michael has extensive experience assisting clients with issues involving audit management, IRS Appeals proceedings and litigation. His controversy experience includes major corporate tax matters involving international tax and transfer pricing, substance-over-form disputes, economic substance issues, and leasing transactions. His litigation experience includes matters in the United States Tax Court, United States Court of Federal Claims and United States Court of Appeals.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2006, Michael was with Ernst & Young.

Mayer Brown was recently named Tax Controversy Team of the Year in the Legal 500 United States Awards 2014. Mayer Brown is 'among the best' and fields a large team...dedicated exclusively to tax controversy and transfer pricing, said Legal 500 and its sources in the 2014 US edition. The firm's extensive experience spans the full gamut of controversy work, from administrative appeals to litigation in the trial court and at appellate court level.

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Michael R. Emerson

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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