Matthew J. McBride is both an attorney and a CPA. Prior to graduating cum laude from DePaul University College of Law, Mr. McBride spent nearly a decade working in public accounting. His legal career began with a 50 attorney firm in Detroit, where he focused on business and tax law. In addition to his experience as an attorney and a CPA, Mr. McBride currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel of a privately held manufacturing business in St. Clair County, Michigan.
As a CPA, Mr. McBride spent time in both the accounting and tax departments of a mid-sized Chicago firm. During that time, his practice focused on managerial accounting and tax compliance for privately owned businesses, as well as estate planning and wealth preservation for business owners and wealthy individuals.
As an attorney, Mr. McBride spent several years with one of the top law firms in the City of Detroit, with his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, tax controversy, tax compliance, business start ups, estate planning and real estate.
Mr. McBride is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (Vice President of the Michigan Chapter). He is married, has three children, and currently lives in Macomb County, Michigan.
Licensed since 2004
Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)
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|MI||Active And In Good Standing||2004||03/27/2015|
|Partner||Penzien & McBride, PLLC||2011 - Present|
|Member Attorney||McBride Law, PLC||2008 - 2011|
|CFO/General Counsel||Riverside Spline & Gear, Inc.||2006 - Present|
|Associate||Kerr Russell and Weber PLC||2003 - 2006|
|CPA||Ostrow, Reisin, Berk & Abrams, Ltd.||1999 - 2002|
|Tax Accountant||Weiss & Company, LLP||1996 - 1999|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants||N/A||N/A|
|State Bar of Michigan||N/A||N/A|
|American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants||Past Vice President - Michigan Chapter||N/A|
|Phi Kappa Phi||N/A||N/A|
|DePaul University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Western Michigan University||Political Science/Accounting||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|