Michael Page’s practice focuses on taxation, business transactions, and corporate law. His primary emphasis is on tax planning, federal and state tax controversy and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, business entity structuring, joint ventures, corporate financings, and general corporate practice.
Michael represents taxpayers in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service, the California Franchise Tax Board, and the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. He also has extensive experience in the taxation of real estate investments, including tax-deferred exchanges and qualified opportunity zone funds.
Michael has represented clients in all aspects of corporate law, including mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, securities offerings, and entity formations. These transactions have included companies in the manufacturing, distribution, import, health care, gaming, and agricultural industries, as well as government entities.
Areas of Focus
- Taxation and Tax Controversy
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- General Corporate Practice
- Represented individuals and business entities in tax controversy matters before the United States Tax Court, the Internal Revenue Service, the Franchise Tax Board, and the Department of Tax and Fee Administration.
- Represented clients in nontaxable and taxable mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, and restructuring matters, including tax planning and structuring.
- Represented clients in general corporate practice, including distribution agreements, licensing agreements, tax planning, and corporate governance.