Michael Alexander is an associate lawyer with Rosen Kirshen Tax Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked at a boutique tax law firm, where he focused on representing taxpayers in tax audits, and objections, against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and provincial taxation authorities. He also represents clients before the Tax Court of Canada. Furthermore, Michael assists clients, trusts and corporations in devising tax planning strategies.
Michael is a tough litigator, passionate about assisting clients reduce their tax obligation and obtaining successful decisions against the CRA. He takes great pride in his ability to resolve tax matters practically, and efficiently, ensuring value for his client.
Michael previously worked at the Department of Justice Canada where he advised and represented the CRA in tax litigation. During his time, he developed an understanding of the inner policies of government agencies and cultivated meaningful connections with CRA and Justice employees. He has successfully litigated cases before the Tax Court, on behalf the CRA.
Michael Articled with the Crown Prosecution’s Office in St. John’s, N.L., and was hired back as a criminal prosecutor. He uses his courtroom experience in earnestly representing his clients, in defending any tax-related criminal charges.
Michael is a licensed lawyer by the Law Society of Ontario. He is currently in year one of the three-year In-depth Tax Program offered by Charted Professional Accountants of Canada. In his spare time, Michael plays basketball and squash, supports the Toronto Raptors, and enjoys traveling with family.