MICHAEL A. VENTIMIGLIA joined Taylor, Simonson & Winter LLP as an associate attorney in 2004 and was made a partner in 2018. Mr. Ventimiglia obtained his bachelor's degree in philosophy and business economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999, graduating with honors. From there, Mr. Ventimiglia entered the UCLA School of Law, graduating in 2002 with his J.D. with a business concentration. In the spring of 2004, Mr. Ventimiglia obtained a Masters in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Washington, Seattle.
Mr. Ventimiglia's practice encompasses tax controversy, corporate planning and estate planning matters. His tax controversy practice includes IRS and California business and personal tax issues, specifically including income tax, payroll tax, the calculation of the trust fund recovery penalty, and the negotiation of payment plans and other collection alternatives. The corporate planning practice includes entity formation and maintenance, such as the preparation of annual corporate minutes. Finally, as for estate planning, Mr. Ventimiglia handles trust and will drafting, as well as probate matters when necessary.
Civically, Mr. Ventimiglia is a proud member of the Claremont business community and he is currently on the Board of Directors for the Claremont Community Foundation.