Michael Durst Esq.

Michael C. Durst is an attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C., and also serves as Special Counsel to Steptoe & Johnson LLP. He is a former director of the IRS’s advance rulings program in transfer pricing matters, the Advance Pricing Agreement Program. Mike practices on a national and global basis in the areas of tax planning, controversy defence and dispute resolution. A former law teacher and law firm practitioner, Mike served as director of the IRS APA Program from 1994 to 1997. 

He was co-director of the PwC US transfer-pricing practice from 1997 to 2000. For his government service, Mike received the Chief Counsel's Award and the Assistant Commissioner (International) Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Tax Administration. He has taught on a full-time basis at the Notre Dame Law School and on a visiting or part-time basis at the Harvard, Northwestern and Georgetown law schools.

LL.M., Harvard University
J.D. University of California, Berkeley
Masters in Economics, MIT
B.A. Williams College

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
894 T.M., Transfer Pricing: OECD Transfer Pricing Rules and Guidelines (co-author)