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Michael Pfeifer Listed Among Legal Week's Private Client Global Elite

June 26, 2017, Legal Week

Legal Week lists Michael G. Pfeifer among its “Private Client Global Elite” for 2017. Nominated by peers from around the world, the listing demonstrates Mr. Pfeifer’s commitment to client service, as well as his depth and breadth of experience.

Wealthy clients turn to Mr. Pfeifer for his tailored counsel on planning for pre-immigration and expatriation and on structuring cross-border investments. Moreover, Mr. Pfeifer advises high-net-worth individuals on estate planning matters, including the use of domestic and foreign trusts, and tax controversy matters such as voluntary disclosure proceedings.

Prior to joining Caplin & Drysdale, Mr. Pfeifer was Special Assistant to the Associate Chief Counsel (International) at the Internal Revenue Service from 1993-1995, where he directed the legislative project that culminated in the 1996 foreign trust tax changes. Additionally, he was involved with the Clinton Administration's expatriation tax proposal while at the IRS, including the revisions to the section 1441 withholding tax rules, and the development of the "check-the-box" rules for entity classification.


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