Miguel A. Martínez, Jr.
Miguel A. Martínez, Jr., serves as Director of Government Relations & Tax Counsel for the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). A self-described techie, Miguel came to ITI to combine his love for all things tech with his love for tax policy. Here, he works with the Government Relations Team and ITI Member Companies to promote the adoption of tax laws that enable a strong, competitive tech sector and American economy to continue to innovate and improve how we live and work.
Prior to joining ITI in 2013, Miguel served for four years as Tax & Benefits Counsel to Rep. John Lewis, a senior Member of the House Committee on Ways & Means, Ranking Member of the Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Senior Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus. While there, Miguel advised Congressman Lewis on all matters of federal tax policy including, but not limited to, personal, corporate, and partnership tax, qualified retirement plans, and other employee benefit plans.
Before entering public service, Miguel was an associate at the law firm of Paley Rothman where he was a member of the Tax, Employee Benefits, and Commercial Transactions practice groups. In his practice he represented individuals, businesses, and tax-exempt organizations, counseling them on a wide variety of matters from tax planning to mergers and acquisitions to the design of their retirement and employee benefit plans.
Miguel earned his J.D. from American University - Washington College of Law and his B.A. in psychology from Emory University.
ITI Blog articles by Miguel A. Martínez, Jr.
- The R&D Tax Credit: It’s Past Time to Make it Permanent (05/07/2014)
- House Passes The Innovation Act – Next Stop for the Patent Reform Train: The U.S. Senate (12/06/2013)
- Patent Reform Picks Up Dual Momentum in Both Houses of Congress (11/21/2013)
- Baucus Draft Suggests More Work Needed to Achieve Truly Competitive Tax System (11/19/2013)
- Destructive vs Constructive Tax Reform (09/20/2013)