Michael Meisler is a full-time lecturer in the Zicklin School of Business/ Baruch College’s Stan Ross Department of Accountancy as of August 2022.  Between August 2003 and May 2022, he was a part-time lecturer in the school. He teaches tax classes at the undergraduate level and for the MS Accounting and MS Taxation programs at the graduate level, including Federal Income Taxation, Partnership Taxation and Corporate Taxation.

Before joining Zicklin full-time in 2022, Michael was a partner at Ernst & Young, where he served a broad range of financial services clients.  Prior to his retirement from EY in July 2021, Michael also held roles as the firm’s Global Blockchain Tax Leader and as the leader of the US firm’s Cryptocurrency Tax Center of Excellence as part of the firm’s National Tax practice.  Since his retirement in 2021, Michael has continued to provide tax consulting services to select clients as an independent consultant.

Prior to joining EY in 2007, Michael held various roles, including a year as an associate at the law firm of Brock, Fensterstock, Silverstein, McAuliffe & Wade and four years as a Tax Associate/Senior Tax Associate at Coopers & Lybrand.  Before that, he held positions with a number of New York based banks. 

Michael holds an LLM in Taxation from New York University Law School, a JD from Fordham University’s School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Stern School of Business at NYU.