Michael Silva - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Michael Silva focuses his practice on international tax law, with an emphasis on US investment structures, cross-border transactions, tax treaty planning and US activities of foreign banks. He has significant experience forming investment funds and advising family offices.

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Recognitions


  • Chambers USA, 2021 and 2022, Tax
  • Legal 500 US, 2021 and 2022
  • Turnaround & Workouts, Bankruptcy Tax Specialists in the Nation’s Major Law Firms, 2022
  • Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyers 2020 – Tax
  • Ranked in Chambers High Net Worth
  • Ranked in Florida Chambers
  • Latin Lawyer 250

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Community


  • University of Florida Law Alumni Tax Advisory Committee, LLM Tax Programs, 2021-Present
  • Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce (Florida Branch), trustee member
  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law Board of Trustees
  • Florida International Bankers Association
    • Board of Directors, 2013 to 2020
    • Legal/Regulatory Committee, member
    • Asia Markets Committee, member

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Credentials


Education
University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law, JD and MAcc, 1994
University of Florida Warrington College of Business, BS, 1990

Courts/Agencies
US Tax Court

Admissions
Florida

Languages
English
Portuguese
Spanish