Department of Economics

Michelle Zetah

  • Graduated: 2006
  • Field: Law

Michelle Zetah(opens in new window), who graduated with a BA in Political Science and Legal Studies and a Minor in Economics in 2006, is a senior tax manager at Andersen Tax in San Francisco, California. After graduation Michelle enrolled at the Golden Gate University School of Law(opens in new window) where she completed her Doctor of Jurisprudence in law and taxation and her Master of Laws in taxation in 2010.

While at Golden Gate, Michelle was a law clerk for the Law Office of Rebecca Conradi(opens in new window) from 2009 to 2010. During her semester in the LL.M. program, she worked at the Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS(opens in new window). After completing her LL.M. in Tax, she went to work for Andersen Tax(opens in new window) as an intern in 2011 and was quickly promoted to associate. She became a senior associate in 2013 and a manager at Andersen in 2015.

In 2016 she accepted a position as associate attorney for Rebecca Conradi. In 2018 Conradi promoted Michelle to tax manager and in 2019 to senior tax manager.

"I have worked with clients who were CEOs, CFOs, hedge fund managers, and employees holding stock options at companies that were going public,” Michelle stated in a recent email. “In order to effectively advise these clients, I needed to understand the effects that ups and downs in the economy have on my clients' investment strategies and their tax rates. I believe that the knowledge I gained in my economics classes at Chico guided me to understand the macro and micro economics that has helped me achieve success in law and tax. Due to this background, I am able to keep up to date on the changing economy and political climate, which have a direct correlation to each clients' tax planning strategies."