Michael DiFronzo Esq.

Principal
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Michael A. DiFronzo serves as a Principal in the Washington National Tax Office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.  In that role, Mr. DiFronzo serves as a global resource for the firm’s international tax practice.  His practice includes all aspects of international taxation, with a particular focus on international mergers, acquisitions and restructurings and the U.S. anti-deferral rules.  He also works closely with U.S. and non-U.S. based multinationals on cross-border financing, cash repatriation and other planning issues.  

Before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. DiFronzo was a senior executive in the U.S. Treasury Department.  He worked for the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service as the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International – Technical).  In that capacity, he had primary responsibility for the oversight of published guidance related to the taxation of cross-border investment and related issues.  Mr. DiFronzo served in that role from 2006 - 2010.

Prior to joining the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Mr. DiFronzo served as a partner in the Tax Department of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Chicago, Illinois.  There he served as an international tax attorney for large U.S. and non-U.S. multinational corporations.  Mr. DiFronzo’s work experience also includes the National Tax Office of Deloitte & Touche LLP and the Washington, DC office of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP.

Education:
LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law
J.D., University of Montana School of Law
B.S., Accounting, Montana State University

Michael A. DiFronzo is a member of the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Foreign Income Advisory Board.