• J.D.
    University of Maryland School of Law
    Order of the Coif, Order of Barristers
  • B.S.
    Mount St. Mary’s College

Michael Lloyd practices in the areas of tax and employee benefits with a focus on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), information reporting and withholding on cross-border payments (e.g., Forms 1042 and 1042-S, etc.), backup withholding, employment taxation, the treatment of fringe benefits, cross-border compensation, domestic information reporting (e.g., Forms W-2, 1099, 1095 series returns, etc.), penalty abatement, and general tax planning and controversy matters. Mr. Lloyd advises large U.S. and foreign multinationals regarding compliance with information reporting and withholding issues, as well as a range of other federal and state tax issues. 

Mr. Lloyd completed a three-year term on the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) in 2013, during which time he worked with the IRS on FATCA, the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) reporting issues, tip reporting, Form 1099-K reporting issues, and civil penalty administration. He has testified before the U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS regarding proposed federal tax regulations. Along with Marianna Dyson, he is a co-author of a Thomson Reuters' Critical Issues Series: U.S. Information Reporting and Withholding at the Source. Mr. Lloyd also serves as a managing editor for the firm's Tax Withholding & Reporting Blog, a resource for in-house counsel, tax, accounts payable, and payroll professionals seeking information on tax withholding and reporting developments.

In 2005, the ABA Tax Section recognized Mr. Lloyd as a John S. Nolan Fellow. Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, Mr. Lloyd was an associate in the Tax practice group of Baker & McKenzie LLP in Washington, DC. Before that he served as a Tax Manager for a publicly traded multinational, where he managed federal and state tax examinations and appeals, including matters involving foreign taxes. In addition, he performed domestic and international tax planning, including issues related to the repatriation of foreign earnings, U.S. export tax benefits, research credits, and planning for foreign expansion.

Mr. Lloyd has appeared as a guest speaker on IRS Live and at seminars hosted by Thomson Reuters OneSource, Bloomberg BNA | CITE, IRSCompliance, and Networking Seminars. He also speaks before other organizations such as the Tax Executives Institute (TEI), the American Payroll Association (APA), International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP), the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), and the National Restaurant Association.

While at the University of Maryland School of Law, Mr. Lloyd was awarded the Sam Allen Memorial Prize for Leadership and Scholarship, and was named the best oral advocate for the 2000 and 2001 Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competitions.


  • Chambers USA:  Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (District of Columbia), 2014 - 2017
  • John S. Nolan Fellow, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, 2005
  • Legal 500: Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 2013 - 2014
  • Former Member, Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee, Internal Revenue Service, 2011 - 2013 
  • Member, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
Court Admissions
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Speaking Engagement

Steven R. Dixon, Maria O'Toole Jones, and Michael M. Lloyd will be speaking during the 42nd Annual Insurance Tax Conference (ITC) in Orlando, FL.

Orlando, FL

Speaking Engagement

Michael Lloyd and Michael Chittenden will be speaking at Concur Fusion 2017 in Chicago, IL on Thursday, March 16.

Chicago, IL


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2015-66 on Friday, September 18, 2015, announcing its intention to amend the regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) to e

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