An attorney-CPA, Michelle’s credentials and experience allow her to navigate the intricate world of civil tax examinations, appeals, and litigation, as well as criminal tax investigations and defense. Michelle represents individuals and businesses in a variety of tax matters, including tax liability disputes, innocent spouse claims, claims for penalty abatement, refund claims and litigation, preparer and promoter penalty investigations and tax collection matters.
She also represents clients in all stages of federal and state securities investigations and litigation. She guides individual and business clients who come under investigation by the Securities Exchange Commission for issues such as public reporting, disclosures and insider trading.
Michelle sits on the Board of Police Commissioners for the St. Louis County Police Department.
Michelle is also an adjunct professor at Webster University, where she teaches in the Masters of Forensic Accounting program at the Walker School of Business & Technology. Outside of work, Michelle sits on the boards of the Henry and Gladys Crown Center for Senior Living and St. Louis Jewish Community Center and chairs the Staff-Life Subcommittee for Camp Sabra.