Jennifer Migliori

Associate

  • Jennifer Migliori
  • Phone: +1 305 960 2235
    Fax: +1 305 356 8704

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    201 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3400
    Miami, FL 33131-4325
    USA

Jennifer A. Migliori practices in the area of U.S. domestic and international taxation, wealth transfer planning and business transactions. Ms. Migliori assists multijurisdictional U.S. and offshore clients with tax-minimization strategies. She has experience developing and implementing tax-efficient cross-border investment structures. Ms. Migliori also assists families with generational wealth and asset transfers and pre-immigration tax planning. Her practice includes entity and trust formation. She also counsels clients on matters concerning asset protection, business succession planning, and the formation and maintenance of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Ms. Migliori has experience working with financial institutions, accountants, and advisors in connection with the U.S. tax treatment of U.S. and foreign-based assets. This includes advice concerning the withholding of tax on resident and nonresident aliens and foreign entities, compliance with federal tax and information reporting requirements, and addressing tax issues arising under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), in connection with the acquisition and sale of U.S. real estate by foreign persons. She has developed an expertise in the various international information sharing arrangements, and regularly advises clients and their advisors on compliance issues arising under U.S. tax treaties, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), exchange of information agreements, and the Common Reporting Standard (CRS). In addition, she assists clients with tax controversy matters including audit representation and voluntary disclosures.

Ms. Migliori is admitted to practice law in Florida and Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. Tax Court. Ms. Migliori earned her LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law and her law degree from University of Virginia School of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Tax Review. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Business, where she studied accounting. She is a graduate of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Ms. Migliori is fluent in English and Spanish.

Areas of Practice

  • Strategic Tax Planning
  • International Tax

  • Wealth Transfer Planning
  • Corporate Law

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 2014
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2013
    - Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Tax Review
  • University of Miami School of Business Administration, B.B.A., Accounting, magna cum laude, 2006

Experience

  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt P.A.
    - Associate
  • Holland and Knight LLP
    - Associate
  • Transworld Services, Inc.
    - Financial Operations Director
  • KPMG LLP
    - Federal Tax Associate

Professional Activities

  • Florida Bar
    - Tax Section
    - Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Tax Issues in Cannabis and Commercial Real Estate, 6th Annual NAI Florida & Caribbean Conference, November 14, 2019

  • Panelist, "Helping International Clients Invest in the U.S. and Stay," Financial Planning Association of Miami Practice Management Breakfast, May 22, 2019

  • Panelist, Latin America & Caribbean Session, 5th Annual NAI Florida Conference, November 15, 2018

  • Presenter, "Cross-Border Tax and Wealth Planning," FY International Annual Summit Miami 2017, August 24, 2017
  • Speaker, "Pre-immigration Tax Planning Strategies," Leumi Third Annual Private Bank Investment Conference, December 5, 2016
  • Speaker, "FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard, Planning for Non-U.S. Persons," Pan-American Private Client Life Professional Development Workshop, May 23, 2016

Selected Publications

Representative Matters

  • Guided International Trust Company in assessing its FATCA and U.S. tax compliance obligations with respect to U.S. beneficiaries.
  • Represented foreign developer of self-storage facilities in the acquisition of facility sites in the United States.
  • Represented out-of-state trust company in establishing Florida presence.
  • Represented large technology company during IRS examination in connection with employment taxes, assisted with tax planning in connection with global restructuring of operations in order to minimize U.S. income tax exposure.
  • Assisted with the creation of a non-resident trust to hold foreign assets for the benefit of U.S. beneficiaries of Mexican family, further advised as to the U.S. tax consequences of U.S. resident beneficiaries.
  • Represented high-net-worth family in connection with cross-border tax planning, redomiciled trust and domesticated foreign corporations after some members of the family relocated to the United States.
  • Represented U.S. citizen in avoiding criminal sanctions in an investigation by IRS special agents and attorneys from the United States Department of Justice.
  • Guided dozens of high-net-worth clients through IRS examinations and Foreign Bank Account Reporting compliance.
  • Represented Goldman Sachs Lending Partners in a $700 million Senior Secured First Lien Term Loan Facility and $50 million Senior Secured First Lien Revolving Facility together with other security, credit, hedging and financing, resulting in an aggregate principal financing estimated to be $1.1 billion, with funding to be used to restart an oil refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands.