DiFronzo joins PwC as a partner in the National Tax Services practice
Michael DiFronzo has joined PwC US as a partner in the firm’s Washington National Tax Services (WNTS) practice, specializing in international tax, the firm announced yesterday.
Prior to joining PwC, DiFronzo served as Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International – Technical) of the Internal Revenue Service, where he was responsible for all published guidance related to cross-border tax issues. In this role, DiFronzo also advised the IRS Commissioner and Chief Counsel, Treasury and Justice Department officials, and Congressional tax committee staff on a wide range of international tax matters.
“We are thrilled to have a professional the caliber of Mike DiFronzo joining our WNTS practice at this critical time,” said J. Richard Stamm, vice chairman and U.S. tax leader for PwC. “Mike has a deep understanding of international tax rules and policies, which enables him to provide excellent counsel to our clients on complex international transactions.”
As a nationally recognized name in many areas of international taxation, DiFronzo will play an important role in advising the firm’s largest multinational clients on significant cross-border M&A and corporate structuring.
DiFronzo, who was formerly a partner with McDermott, Will & Emery and formerly with Deloitte’s national tax office, is a frequent speaker and author on international tax issues. He is a graduate of Montana State University (B.S.), The University of Montana School of Law (J.D.), and the New York University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation).