Michelle Jewett focuses on all areas of federal income taxation, offering deep experience in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, partnership, financial instruments, private fund structures, insurance and reinsurance transactions, intellectual property and real estate investment trusts, both domestically and internationally.
Michelle has advised on structuring cross-border taxable and tax-free mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, domestic and foreign private equity investments, real estate investments by taxable and tax-exempt entities, mortgage-backed securities and other securitization transactions, leveraged leases, various international investments and transactions, bankruptcy and debt workouts, renewable energy investments and corporate transactions in the insurance industry.
She has structured numerous cross-border arrangements, including U.S. and foreign private equity funds, real estate funds, timber funds, energy and infrastructure funds, credit funds, and hedge funds. In addition, Michelle regularly advises clients regarding the tax issues associated with infrastructure, real estate and renewable energy investments.
Michelle contributes pro bono service forming and advising 501(c)(3) organizations, and represents low-income taxpayers in making offers in compromise with the IRS, resolving tax disputes, and dealing with employee classification.
Michelle has been named a Rising Star by Law360 and IFLR1000, recommended as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500 and included in Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards Shortlist for Best in Tax.