Michael Raff

Director of Tax

Michael Raff - Chicago Tax Lawyer, Business Lawyer

Michael Raff Highlights

  • Juris Doctor, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Illinois
  • Illinois Licensed Attorney
  • Admitted to the Federal Court for Northern District of Illinois
  • Admitted to the U.S. Tax Court

About Michael Raff

As Director of Tax at Gordon Law Group, Michael Raff manages the tax controversy (including resolutions, investigations, and compliance) and tax preparation concentrations of the firm. Michael has been an attorney with Gordon Law Group since 2013.

Michael regularly and gamely handles assessment and collection matters before the IRS and Illinois Department of Revenue; he also works internationally, representing clients who take advantage of the Streamlined Offshore Disclosure or Voluntary Disclosure Programs.

Michael also practices corporate and employment law. He works with startup companies to determine which business entity is best suited to their goals. A one-stop shop for startups, Michael can handle the requisite paperwork, compliance reviews, and even prepare and file taxes.

Aside from having a Law Degree at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Michael also has a BS in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has proven his ability to communicate effectively with clients, opposing counsel and administrative personnel. He works hard to find the best solution for even the most complicated legal issues.

While not at the office, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, playing recreational sports, and catching the newest films.


Michael Raff: Avvo Clients' Choice Award, 2021
Avvo Clients’ Choice Award: 2021

Michael Raff - Super Lawyers Rising Star Award 2020 - Chicago Tax Attorneys

Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2020

Michael Raff - Super Lawyers Rising Star Award 2019 - Best Tax Lawyers in Chicago

Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2019

Michael Raff - Super Lawyers Rising Star Award 2018 - Attorneys in Illinois

Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2018

Michael Raff - Super Lawyers Rising Star Award 2017 - Chicago Business Lawyers

Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2017

Organizations & Speaking Engagements

  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2020 – Present
    Federal Tax Committee Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2020
    SpeakerFederal Tax Debt Resolution Boot Camp