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Michael Rosenberg, Esq

Michael Rosenberg received his B.S. degree with a major in accounting from Penn State University, his J.D. degree from Brooklyn Law School and his LL.M. degree in Taxation from New York University Graduate School of Law. He is a licensed attorney in Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania, a Florida Certified Public Accountant, a Board Certified Tax Lawyer in Florida, and he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1993, in the initial 1998 edition of the Guide to Leading American Attorneys, in Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers (Tax) since 2003, and in Florida Super Lawyers since 2006.

Michael was formerly the International Tax Manager of the Touche Ross & Co. office in Miami (prior to its merger into Deloitte & Touche) and was a member of their U.S. International Tax Group. He taught a course in International Taxation in the Executive Master of Science in Taxation (“EMST”) Program at Florida International University for about 25 years, an international tax course at Florida Gulf Coast University for about 4 years, and he is currently teaching Principles of Taxation at Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University during the Fall term. Michael has co-authored a book with Bruce B. Packman published by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) entitled “Foreign Investment in the United States Tax and Related Matters,” and has authored an FICPA book entitled “Estate & Gift Taxation of Nonresident Aliens in the United States.” Both books are used for FICPA continuing professional education courses for which Michael generally serves as the Discussion Leader, and for 2008, Michael was designated the FICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader of the Year.

In addition to Michael’s general tax and estate planning practice, he has developed a substantial international taxation practice concentrating on foreign persons investing in, doing business in, and immigrating to the U.S., and U.S. persons investing in, doing business in, or expatriating to foreign countries.

Michael has been a frequent author and lecturer on topics of international taxation, he is a member of numerous domestic and international tax-related organizations and/or committees, he has been Chairman of the World Trade Institute's International Tax and Estate Planning Conference, he has served as an Advisory Board Member of Florida International University's EMST Program, and he co-chaired the Annual International Tax Conference co-sponsored by the FICPA/Florida Bar since its inception in 1983 through 2007.