Michael D. Foster

Michael D. Foster: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP AV stamp icon
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Michael Foster counsels clients on a wide range of matters related to domestic and international tax planning, estate planning and commercial law. His clients include business enterprises in the fields of media and entertainment, sports, technology, e-commerce, real estate and other privately-held businesses in a variety of industries. He advises nonprofit and charitable organizations on tax and other legal matters. His clients also include executives, entrepreneurs, family offices, investors, entertainers, authors, athletes and high-net-worth individuals. He has experience advising and structuring start-up companies in film and television production, music, technology, e-commerce, real estate development, branding, licensing, and international trade. He has wide-ranging experience handling inbound and outbound international tax planning for business enterprises and individuals.


•Domestic and international income tax planning
•Domestic and international estate planning
•Individual, partnership, and corporate taxation
•Tax controversies and litigation
•Tax-exempt organizations
•Business transactions and commercial law
•Start-up businesses

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2016-2019
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2006-2007, 2010-2018

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Tax
  • Corporate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310.586.7802  Phone
310.229.9901  Fax
University Attended:
Wayne State University, B.S., 1977
Law School Attended:
New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1981; Wayne State University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Year of First Admission:
California; New York; U.S. Tax Court
Birth Information:

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