Michelle Ng

Michelle Ng

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Michelle Ng is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Palo Alto office, where she advises multinational corporations on domestic and international tax planning.

She is currently at the Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow office in Singapore.

Practice Focus

Michelle's practice focuses on domestic and international tax planning with an emphasis on US tax reform provisions including the BEAT, GILTI, and FDII. Specifically, Michelle focuses on intellectual property migration, subpart F planning, foreign tax credit planning, tax-efficient cash repatriation strategies, and post-acquisition integration and implementation. Michelle is also a frequent speaker on international tax planning at programs sponsored by Baker McKenzie, Bloomberg, and the Tax Executives Institute.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California - Section on Business Law
  • State Bar of California - Tax Law Section


  • California (2014)


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D. cum laude) (2014)
  • The University of Hong Kong (M.S. Economics) (2011)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (Bachelor of Arts Economics) (2010)


  • English


  • Presenter, 2020 US Tax Conference, TEI and Tax Academy of Singapore, Singapore, November 2020
  • Presenter, "US Tax Reform" and "Intellectual Property Holding Structures," Baker McKenzie 35th Annual Asia Pacific Tax Conference, Macau, 19-20 September 2019
  • Presenter, "US Tax Reform: Two Years In," Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, Singapore, 17 September 2019
  • Presenter, "Tax Reform Planning: GILTI/FDII," TEI 2019 Region 9 & 10 Tax Conference, Newport Beach, 6-8 May 2019
  • Presenter, "Still Working on IP Onshoring: Refreshed Review of Relevant Risk Factors," TEI Software Day, Redwood Shores, 30 April 2019
  • Presenter, "Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax" and "GILTI, FDII, and FTC Planning," TEI Portland International Tax Update, Portland, 21 February 2019