Mike Herold, J.D.

Senior Manager

Mike Herold

My favorite part of my job is getting to be an advocate for our clients and help give them a competitive advantage.


Mike is a local and state tax professional who helps who has represented clients in every state. He's a nationally recognized leader in the industry who has provided experienced testimony and drafted legislation, including a national effort to create a sales tax exemption for Papa Murphy's pizza.

When you work with Mike, you can expect an experienced and knowledgeable industry professional who can help with your tax needs. He has a proven track record of leadership in all things relating to state and local taxes, and he can help your business or organization plan for a better future.

When he's not busy working, Mike likes to travel. He's also outdoors running or camping whenever the weather cooperates.



  • American Bar Association – Tax Section
  • Minnesota State Bar Association – Tax Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association – Past Chair, Tax Section


  • Juris Doctorate – Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Arts, Organizational Management and Communication – Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Associate of Science, Emergency Medicine – Minnesota State University, Mankato


Client Work

  • Represented clients in every state for income and sales tax issues.
  • Experienced in state tax issues, including income, franchise, gross receipts, personal and real property and unclaimed property, and worked with clients in manufacturing, agriculture, dealerships, nonprofits, health care and other industries.
  • Spoke about state tax issues throughout the country, and recognized as a multi-state expert.
  • Drafted legislation for numerous states, including property tax regulation allowing for mailbox receipts of property valuation protests and for the lessee to directly challenge the assessed value of leased real property.
  • Provided testimony in due diligence and successor liability cases, and frequently consulted by other firms on unclaimed property issues.