Mr. Cifelli was a practicing Certified Public Accountant in Arthur Andersen's tax headquarters, then the world's largest accounting firm, while he attended law school at the University of Southern California's Gould School of Law. He also served as Editor of the Computer Law and Major Tax Planning Journals while attending law school.
Since graduating from USC's law school, Tom has amassed decades of complex legal experience in a wide range of practice areas. His career includes serving as general counsel and CFO with publicly trading companies. He also was managing director of investment banking divisions with broker-dealer firms. Mr. Cifelli is a member of the American Bar Association's Business Law, Intellectual Property and Taxation sections. He also is a member of the Captive Insurance Committee of the Business Law section.
Tom held other professional licenses during his career including real estate brokerage, insurance brokerage, several investment securities representative and principal licenses and his CPA license in Illinois. His professional cross training gives him a unique and dynamic perspective on approaching due diligence and risk mitigation issues inherent in all complex business, investment and financial transactions.
Tom enjoys assisting emerging technology ventures. He founded one of the first publicly traded e-commerce companies in the world in 1997. View Tom's LinkedIn profile by clicking here.