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SA&M Attorney Michael Shaff Published in Daily Journal

By May 9, 2019 No Comments

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles’ attorney Michael Shaff was published in the Daily Journal for his MCLE article entitled “Questions about Tax Rules for Pricing Options.” Michael discusses special tax rules on the exercise price of options issued to employees and consultants, stock based equity incentives, and “stock rights” issued to employees.

To view a digital copy of the article published in the Daily Journal visit here: Questions about Tax Rules for Pricing Options – Michael Shaff

Michael Shaff joined the firm in 2011 as Of Counsel. He is the Chair of the Tax Practice group.

Michael specializes in all aspects of federal income taxation. Mr. Shaff has served as a trial attorney with the office of the chief counsel of the internal revenue service for three years. Mr. Shaff is certified by the board of legal specialization of the state bar of California as a specialist in tax law. Mr. Shaff is a past chair of the tax section of the orange county bar association. He is co-author of the “Real Estate Investment Trusts Handbook” published annually by West Group.

Michael received his A.B. at Columbia college in 1976, his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1979 and his LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law in 1986. He is admitted to practice law in the states of California, New York and Massachusetts and is a member of the Orange County Bar Association.

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