Michael J. Rinaldi, II, CPA, TEP, LL.M. firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael J. Rinaldi II represents US and foreign institutions and families in a broad range of cross-border transactions including international trusts, holding company structures, domestic and offshore limited partnerships and corporations. He specializes in providing tax advice for efficient cross-border financial structures and optimized financial instruments for investment in real estate. Mr. Rinaldi advises European investment banks and private equity real estate opportunity funds with regard to formation, acquisitions, dispositions and development of significant properties and portfolios, both in the United States and in cross-border transactions, utilizing tax treaty networks.
Well versed in working within multi-disciplinary, international teams, his expertise ranges from tax advice for family offices in structuring operations abroad in Europe and Asia, to taxation of high-net worth individuals, and tax audits and litigation. He has provided expert testimony in federal and state cases. Additionally, he has provided tax advice in determining federal and state tax liability in criminal investigations and plea agreements with the US Department of Justice in tax evasion and money laundering cases.
Mr. Rinaldi is currently a Professor in the graduate tax law program at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he teaches on Trusts, Tax Treaties and Private Equity Funds. He has authored several publications for Kluwer Law International, Jordan’s and Lexis Nexis®. He is licensed as a certified public accountant in the District of Columbia and is a member of the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA), the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the American Bar Association Tax Section committee on Partnerships and the committee on US Activities of Foreigners & Tax Treaties.