Experience at Work
An attorney-CPA, Michelle’s credentials and experience allow her to navigate the intricate world of civil tax examinations, appeals, and litigation, as well as criminal tax investigations and defense. Michelle represents individuals and businesses in a variety of tax matters, including tax liability disputes, innocent spouse claims, claims for penalty abatement, refund claims and litigation, preparer and promoter penalty investigations and tax collection matters.
She also represents clients in all stages of federal and state securities investigations and litigation. She guides individual and business clients who come under investigation by the Securities Exchange Commission for issues such as public reporting, disclosures and insider trading.
In the Community
Michelle serves as the vice chair of the Board of Police Commissioners for the St. Louis County Police Department. She is an adjunct professor of law in Washington University Law School’s Tax LL.M. program. Michelle is also active in the Saint Louis Community through her board positions at the Henry and Gladys Crown Center for Senior Living and St. Louis Jewish Community Center.