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Federal Tax Attorney

Paul’s practice focuses upon representation of business and individual taxpayers in federal tax planning as well as in controversies at administrative levels and the tax court and before federal courts. Paul has served as a past adjunct professor in the graduate tax program at Walsh College and is also a committee chair and frequent speaker at the American Bar Association Taxation Committee meetings. He is a regular contributor to the Michigan Business Law Journal on tax matters.

For more information, please contact Paul McKenney at 248/567-7408 or


Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America® since 2010

Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, Tax Law, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

DBusiness© magazine, Top Lawyer, 2017

Leading Lawyers: Tax Law - Business; Tax Law - Individual

Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated

Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Leader in the Law, 2013

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association: Taxation Section; Sales, Exchanges and Basis Committee, chair

Detroit Bar Association: Taxation Committee, past chair

Oakland County Bar Association: Taxation Committee, past chair

State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section

News & Publications



Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, Michigan
LL.M., Taxation, 1980

University of Michigan School of Law
Ann Arbor, Michigan
J.D., 1974

Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.
B.A., Economics, 1970

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan

Court Admissions

  • All Michigan state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States Tax Court
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