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Mitchell Emmert has joined the Business and Taxation group. Mitchell’s practice is primarily focused on corporate and individual tax planning, tax representation in matters of controversy, and evaluating commercial contracts and transactions, including the purchase and sale of business entities.

Prior to joining Saalfeld Griggs, Mitchell lived in Los Angeles and worked at a national accounting firm, where his practice focused on identifying the tax considerations relevant to mergers and acquisitions contemplated by private equity and corporate clients. Mitchell completed law school at Pepperdine University prior to attending New York University, where he completed a legal master’s degree in taxation.

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Corban University

B.S., Accounting, Magna Cum Laude, 2010

Pepperdine University School of Law

J.D., Cum laude, 2013

New York University School of Law

LL.M., Taxation, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • California
  • New York

Off the Job

Mitchell enjoys hiking, attending University of Oregon athletic events, and pastrami sandwiches. He grew up in Salem and is happy to return to Oregon after many years in California, where he perpetually had a sunburn.