Michael J. Bruno - McDermott Will & Emery


Michael Bruno focuses his practice on advising multinational companies, funds and entrepreneurial families on sophisticated US and international tax planning and transactions. He has written numerous articles on international tax planning and frequently submits comments on statutory & regulatory promulgations. As a strong proponent for pro bono legal services, Michael founded the Transactional Equal Justice Program with Legal Services of Greater Miami, which offers free legal advice to non-profits and low-to-moderate income small business owners, helping them to launch a business.

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law and Corporate Law, 2021-2024
  • Chambers USA (Tax), Florida, Band 3, 2022-2023
  • Chambers USA (Tax), Florida, Up & Coming, 2020-2021
  • Chambers USA (Tax), Florida, Associates to Watch, 2019
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star (Tax), 2017-2024
  • Daily Business Review, On the Rise, 2024
  • Recipient of Advocates of Pro Bono Commitment Award, Miami Dade County Bar Association, 2016


  • Adjunct Professor, Inbound Taxation, University of Miami School of Law
  • Chair and Founder of Transactional Equal Justice Program, Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
  • President, Vice President, The Greater Miami Tax Institute
  • Assistant Director, Co-Chair of Inbound Tax Committee, Florida Bar, Tax Section


New York University School of Law, LLM, 2013
University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2012
University of Central Florida, BSBA, Finance and Accounting, 2009

New York

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