Ms. Staudacher concentrates her practice in the area of corporate taxation for public companies and large private entities with an emphasis in accounting methods, IRS controversy, international incentives, global research tax credits, and fixed assets.
Ms. Staudacher spent nearly 10 years in-house with a global OEM and a worldwide automotive supplier. Following her years in industry as senior tax counsel to the automotive, aerospace and information technology sectors, she moved her talents to the consultative sector where she has spent the last 10 years advising private and public companies on effective tax rate strategies, IRS audit defense, corporate transactions, and the monetization of valuable tax credits and incentives in the United States and around the world.
Ms. Staudacher works intimately with closely-held and large, privately-owned companies. As a sibling and active member of a third-generation family-owned company, Gina is keenly aware of business owner concerns and the intricacies in managing the multitude of sensitive business, tax, family and non-family based considerations.
Ms. Staudacher received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University in 1993 and her B.A., cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 1989. She is a board member of Inforum and the Michigan Women’s Tax Association and an active participant and member of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the State Bar of Michigan’s Taxation Sections. Gina is actively engaged with the International Women’s Forum and the Chicago Finance Exchange, as well as many charitable and civic organizations, including the American Cancer Society, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Gilda’s Club. Ms. Staudacher is licensed to practice in Michigan.