Mike practices in all areas of taxation law with an emphasis on corporate and international tax planning. Mike has advised on transactions ranging from reorganizations of owner-manager businesses to billion-dollar public corporation divestures. He has also provided opinions on a wide range of income tax and GST matters, including topics relating to cross-border structures, insurance arrangements, not-for-profit organizations, charities and municipalities. Mike joined Felesky Flynn LLP as an articling student in 2009 upon completing his Bachelor of Laws Degree (with distinction) at the University of Western Ontario, where he received the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP award in Tax Law, the Goodmans LLP Award in Taxation, the James G. McKee Taxation Award, the Insolvency Institute of Canada Bruce Leonard Prize in Insolvency Studies and the Law Society of Upper Canada Prize for academic standing. He has also completed his Master of Laws degree in United States taxation from New York University. Mike is an avid writer, and has presented for organizations including the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Bar Association, the Edmonton Tax Lawyers and Accountants Discussion Group and the Edmonton Tax Executive Community of Interest. He may also be the least physically gifted person to have ever presented to the Alberta Dance Educators Association. In his free time, Mike is a sessional lecturer in corporate taxation at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law.