Michael Britten


Michael leads CLA's national Transaction Tax Services practice. Michael has more than 25 years public accounting and private industry experience, including significant experience serving strategics and private equity groups with tax due diligence and tax structuring of mergers and acquisitions. His experience includes involvement in a variety of transaction sizes, ranging from less than two million dollar acquisitions to over a billion.  Prior to his tenure in public accounting, Michael served as legal counsel for the North American group of a multinational publicly traded manufacture and has held senior management and management level tax positions for Fortune 500 and other medium to large publicly traded corporations.


Juris Doctor, Hamline University

Master of Science in Taxation, Widener University

Bachelor of Science in Finance, Indiana University

In the community

Certified Public Accountant, Minnesota

Admitted to Minnesota Bar

Admitted to Practice, US Tax Court

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Bar Association

Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, Treasurer and Board Member