EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) - Berkeley Research Group, LLC continues to expand its capabilities with the addition of tax experts Michael Fletcher, Darren Mills, and Michael Batelli. BRG's Tax practice brings decades of experience in assisting clients of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, in resolving federal, state and local, and international tax issues. The group's professionals include Certified Public Accountants and attorneys, many with master's degrees in accountancy and law in taxation.

Mr. Fletcher, a director based in BRG's Washington, DC, office, is a taxation expert with 30 years of experience in a variety of industries. He has worked with construction contractors, service organizations, government contractors, software and technology firms, manufacturers, retailers, telecommunications, financial services companies, and family-owned entrepreneurial businesses.

Mr. Mills and Mr. Batelli are principals based in the firm's New York office. Mr. Mills has more than 17 years of experience advising both middle-market companies and large multinationals regarding complex federal and international tax issues, such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions, foreign tax credits, structuring outbound or inbound investments, and dealing with issues under the consolidated return regulations. Mr. Batelli has over 25 years of experience as a consultant and corporate executive in state and local taxation. His areas of expertise include state income/franchise compliance review and planning, post-merger/post-spin integration and restructuring, nexus analysis, voluntary disclosure negotiations and compliance, merger and acquisition due diligence, controversy and audit matters, tax attribute evaluation and analysis, and state and local statutory and negotiated credits and incentives analysis.

For updates on important tax developments that impact the business community locally, nationally, and internationally, the group has launched the BRG Tax Blog, a cooperative effort among BRG's experts. The authoring experts analyze developments and other trends affecting the tax industry across the globe.

About Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Berkeley Research Group, LLC (www.brg-expert.com) is a leading global expert services and consulting firm that provides independent expert testimony, authoritative studies, strategic advice, data analytics, and regulatory and dispute support to Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world. BRG experts and consultants combine intellectual rigor with practical, real-world experience and an in-depth understanding of industries and markets. Their expertise spans economics and finance, data analytics and statistics, and public policy in many of the major sectors of our economy, including healthcare, finance, banking, information technology, energy, construction, and real estate. BRG is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with 23 offices in the United States, Canada, London, UK, and Perth, Western Australia.

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