Sean has served as counsel to a large global law firm, leading regional law firm, and a “Big 4” accounting firm. These experiences uniquely position him as not only a technical expert but also a genuine client advocate. Simply put, he helps businesses achieve global expansion plans through the implementation of proven strategies.
Sean’s highly-regarded practice focuses on international tax planning and structuring for both the outbound operations of U.S. multinationals and the inbound operations of foreign multinationals. This includes advice on structuring mergers and acquisitions, internal restructurings and operations, joint ventures, external and internal financings, and transfer pricing matters, including the cross-border transfer and licensing of intellectual property.
Sean is the author of multiple publications on international taxation and is a frequent speaker on the cross-border structuring of investments and a variety of international taxation issues. He was recognized as the “Outstanding Conference Speaker for 2011” by the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA). In 2009, Sean was honored to be included in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers.
Recognition & Awards
Sean is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. He is also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association where he has served as a member of the Council of the International Law Section. He received his master of laws degree in taxation, magna cum laude, from the Chicago-Kent School of Law. He received his juris doctor degree, cum laude, from Michigan State University College of Law and his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.