Micah G. Fogarty

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601 Bayshore Boulevard, Suite 700
Tampa, Florida 33606
Phone: (813) 253-2020 ext. 172
Fax: (813) 251-6711

Micah is a partner in the firm’s tax group. Micah focuses her practice in the areas of: federal, state, and local tax; mergers and acquisitions; entity formation, operation, and termination; tax exempt organizations; non-qualified deferred compensation; and estate planning. Micah also has experience in the area of civil tax controversies (administrative and litigation) with the Internal Revenue Service and the Florida Department of Revenue, & has litigation experience in cases against the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Micah received her LL.M. in Taxation and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where she served as a Board Member of the Florida Law Review. Micah is active in the Tax Section of the Florida Bar and has served in various director positions.

Micah is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Tampa Museum of Art.


  • Business Law
  • Tax Law
  • Tax Litigation & Controversy
  • Trusts & Estates


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, LL.M. in Taxation
    • -Research Assistant
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., cum laude
    • -Florida Law Review
    • -Book Awards: White Collar Crime; Land Finance
  • University of Florida, B.A., with honors


  • The Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


  • Listed, Florida’s Legal Elite, “Up & Comers” category – 2017 Florida Trend Magazine
  • Listed as Top Lawyer in the areas of Tax Law (voted #1 by peers) and Tax Controversy & Litigation (voted #1 by peers), Tampa Bay Magazine, 2017
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011-2013, 2015
  • Chair’s Special Merit Award, Tax Section of the Florida Bar, 2012 & 2015


  • The Florida Bar (Tax Section)
  • Executive Council Member (2009-Present)
  • Education Division Director (2016-Present)
  • Federal Tax Division Assistant Director (2012-2014)
  • Federal Tax Division Director (2014-2016)
  • New Tax Lawyers Director (2009, 2012)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association (Tax Section)
  • Tampa Museum of Art, Board Member


  • “Tax Procedure Review for the Board Certification Exam,” Speaker, Florida Bar Tax Section, February 2017
  • “Navigating IRS Challenges to Conservation Easements,” Author, The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 90, No. 7 (July/August 2016)
  • “Corporate Tax Update,” Speaker, Ullman Year in Review, July 2013
  • “Home Concrete: Supreme Court Makes an Ambiguous Statute Unambiguous,” Author, The Florida Bar Tax Section Bulletin, Spring/Summer 2012
  • “Statute of Limitations and Overstated Basis,” Speaker, Ullman Year in Review, July 2011
  • “Nonqualified Deferred Compensation,” Speaker, Ullman Year in Review, July 2010
  • “Preserving Jury Determination in an Eighth Amendment Analysis,” Author, 55 University of Florida Law Review, 743 (2003)
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