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Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

American Bar Association

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Michigan
  • United States Tax Court

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.

  • cum laude

Wayne State University, B.S.

Jeffrey A. Brantley

Member

Jeffrey A. Brantley has more than 29 years of experience in multiple aspects of business law. A Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney, Jeffrey focuses primarily on business law, tax law, government contracting, employee benefits and international law.

Jeffrey regularly represents domestic and multinational clients in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, engineering services and high technology.  He handles matters ranging from designing legal and tax structures for businesses, to planning and executing mergers, acquisitions and dispositions. He is routinely involved in the preparation, negotiation and review of government and commercial contracts and subcontracts, strategic alliances, research and development contracts, joint venture agreements, intellectual property licensing agreements, off-shore life insurance vehicles, multiple employer welfare arrangements, and advising on related export/import laws and tax treaty implications.

Additionally, Jeffrey has lectured and written on various business and tax related subjects, including state and local tax presentations and estate planning matters. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Senior Tax Consultant at Deloitte & Touche.

Representative Matters

Advising European based company on reorganization of US operations

Establishment of a new multiple employer welfare arrangement

Negotiation of auto supplier contracts with OEMs and tier one suppliers

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