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BrianMitchell
Brian Mitchell
International Tax Partner

Brian Mitchell has more than 23 years of combined professional experience in public accounting and as a tax executive in industry. He has significant experience in tax planning, compliance, and risk management for the U.S. taxation of cross-border transactions.

In his prior roles within private equity, Brian has operational level experience working with legal, treasury, accounting, and other support functions in regard to managing deal related Tax Due Diligence through post-transaction tax and accounting work. Brian has worked on private and public transactions across many different types of industry groups including real estate, manufacturing, biotech, and various types of technology and software companies.

He has a deep understanding of tax matters impacting high growth technology and service companies and those with valuable Intellectual Property, especially those operating in jurisdictions outside of the U.S. He also has experience working with various types of companies in regard to the U.S. anti-deferral rules, foreign tax credits, sourcing rules, and foreign currency, and other international tax matters; high-value cross-border M&A transactions and tax structures.

Brian’s experience includes IRS exam defense which includes risk mitigation of U.S. tax compliance and voluntary IRS initiatives. Brian is an Alumnus of more than one large DFW private equity firm and a Big 4 accounting firm.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • European Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations, Fellow

Education

  • B.A. in Accounting, Texas Tech University
  • M.S. in Taxation, Texas Tech University

Professional Board Service

  • French American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member