Our Firm Michael Greenwade

mg@taxlitigator.com Phone: 310-281-3275
Fax: 310-362-8097 Download Vcard

Michael Greenwade concentrates his practice in civil tax litigation and criminal tax controversies.  Mr. Greenwade is experienced in representing clients with regard to tax audits and examinations, deductibility of business expenses, substantiation of cost basis, captive insurance, and trust and estate fiduciary issues, ranging from constructing expense details at the audit level to drafting a petition for the writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Greenwade gained tax and criminal litigation experience as a law clerk with Carico Macdonald Kil& Benz LLP, a probate litigation and trust and estate planning firm, and as a law clerk with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, where he assisted and strategized with lead prosecutors in high-profile cases in the Major Crimes Division.

Mr. Greenwade is a graduate of University of Southern California (USC) Gould School of Law, where he was a Tax Policy Research Assistant with Professor Edward J. McCaffery, Esq., and the Executive Director at The People’s Tax Page, as well as a recipient of the California Bar Foundation 1L Diversity Scholarship.  He also graduated Cum Laude from USC Marshall School of Business with his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance.  While at USC, he was a Teacher’s Assistant at the Leventhal School of Accounting, where he prepared metrics and graded accounting exams for Professor Ruben Davila, CPA, CFF, Esq.

Bar Admittance:

  • State Bar of California


  • University of Southern California (J.D.)
  • University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business (B.S., Emphasis in Finance, Business Management, Cum Laude)

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