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Michael Arena is a Partner in the firm. With over 15 years of experience, Michael has deep expertise in helping companies deal with transfer pricing issues across various industries including, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, software and technology, manufacturing and distribution, retail, specialty chemicals, real estate, automotive, railroad, and private equity funds.

Michael advises companies on determining, evaluating, and documenting intercompany pricing arrangements for tangible and intangible property, services, and financial transactions. His experiences include transfer pricing policy design for multistate and multinational purposes, global documentation studies, profit sharing, royalty analyses, mergers and acquisitions due diligence, and audit defense in the U.S. and abroad.
Michael is a licensed attorney in North Carolina. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Partner at Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG), a leading North Carolina-based accounting firm. 


  • Transfer Pricing
  • International Tax

Credentials & Education

  • Georgetown University: BS, Finance
  • Washington University in St. Louis: JD


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Japan-America Society of North Carolina
  • NC World Trade Association – Raleigh Triangle Chapter
  • Triangle NC British-American Business Council

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