About Michael

Michael Such is an associate in the Tax Section of the Benefits, Tax, and Private Client Group in the firm’s Portland office. He 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.

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  • 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.
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Honors & Activities

  • Included in Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in America (Tax Law), 2023–2024
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Tax Section
  • Member, New Tax Lawyer Committee
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Insights & Presentations

Insights & Presentations

  • “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

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