Michael J. DeLaurentis

Michael J. DeLaurentis, J.D., LL.MMr. DeLaurentis is of counsel to the firm. He holds BAs from Amherst College (cum laude) and Oxford University (First Class Honours, sine viva voce); MAs from Oxford University and Brown University; and a JD from Yale University, where he was an intern in the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations in the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Mr. DeLaurentis is a member of the Pennsylvania and California bars, and is licensed to practice before the United States Tax Court. Mr. DeLaurentis has taught in the Villanova and Temple graduate tax programs; has lectured frequently on international tax matters; authored a draft text on foreign currency taxation, a landmark article on reporting by foreign investors in United States real estate, and numerous articles on general tax matters for various journals. Most recently, Mr. DeLaurentis authored a long chapter on tax aspects of franchise M&A for an American Law Institute – American Bar Association text on franchise M&A. Mr. DeLaurentis serves on the Executive Committee of the Yale Law School Association, and is its treasurer. As a member of the Yale Alumni Schools Council, he interviews applicants to Yale College in the Delaware Valley region. He has founded two public charities focusing on life-threatening childhood diseases, and has served as president of four charitable foundations.

Mr. DeLaurentis handles matters involving corporate, partnership, and nonprofit transactions, and has particular expertise in U.S. taxation of international investments and transactions.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Partnership
  • Nonprofit Transactions
  • U.S. taxation of international investments and transactions

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • California

Education

  • Yale University
    J.D.
  • Oxford University and Brown University
    M.A.
  • Amherst University and Oxford University
    B.A

Recognitions