Michael Such assists businesses and individuals with a variety of federal, state, and local tax issues. Michael has experience advising clients on federal tax issues including entity formation, employment taxes and compensation, transactions involving pass-through entities, and corporate reorganizations. He also has experience with state and local tax issues including property tax programs and incentives, transfer and transactional taxes, and municipal taxation of businesses.


Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., 2017, cum laude

University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., English, 2013




  • Advises clients regarding federal and state tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, federal income tax matters, and state and local income tax and property tax matters.
  • Represents clients in tax-motivated transactions related to federal income tax credits, including advising on structuring, tax credit eligibility, and state tax implications.


Insights & Presentations

  • Treasury Provides New Safe Harbor for Domestic Content Bonus Credit” (co-author), Stoel Rives LLP, May 16, 2024
  • “Inflation Reduction Act and renewable energy development: its advantages and limitations” (co-author), Reuters News, September 23, 2022
  • “Tax Issues” (co-author), Chapter 8, The Law of Solar: A Guide to Business and Legal Issues, Stoel Rives LLP, Sixth Edition, 2022
  • “Tax Issues” (co-author), Chapter 10, The Law of Wind: A Guide to Business and Legal Issues, Stoel Rives LLP, Ninth Edition, 2022
  • Speaker, “Washington B&O Tax Updates: Issues and Strategies,” Pacific Northwest Regional State Tax Seminar​, November 16, 2018


  • Included in Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in America (Tax Law), 2023–present



  • Oregon State Bar Tax Section, Member
  • New Tax Lawyer Committee, Member
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