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Mitchell is the partner-in-charge of Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP’s technology & biosciences group as well as the tax practice. He has been a partner since 1990 with HA&W, which is the largest Georgia-based tax, accounting and business advisory firm.

Mitchell works with companies in the software, gaming, clean tech, financial technology (FinTech), health care IT, processing, biosciences (biotech and medical device), and manufacturing industries. Whether a company is pre-revenue, starting up, growing or preparing for a liquidity event, Mitchell works with them to maximize their potential at each stage.  He is known for promoting research, innovation and entrepreneurship by enabling companies to be successful, regardless of where they are in their business lifecycle. 

Mitchell brings to companies innovative tax strategies, like federal and state Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits, many of which can be monetized. In addition, he has strong mergers and acquisitions experience that includes structuring financial and tax due diligence as well as analysis of transactional accounting and tax issues.

He also has extensive experience working with domestic and international companies, addressing inbound and outbound tax issues as well as other related business activities, like organizational structure, transfer pricing, joint ventures, stock options and accounting for income and uncertain tax positions.  

Mitchell was recently recognized by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals as a Top 10 Public Accounting Professional in Georgia for 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the School of Accountancy at Georgia State University in Atlanta. 

His professional involvement includes:

Authored Articles

2016 - Insure This Business? Start-Ups Face Challenges (quoted in The New York Times)
2016 - Approval Period for 2014 Angel Credit Investments Ends Oct. 31, 2016
2016 - How to Price Your Stock Options (and Avoid IRS Noncompliance Penalties)
2016 - Commentary: Brexit and Your Taxes (Global Atlanta)
2016 - Brexit and Your Taxes
2016 - Chinese Investment in the U.S.: An Interview with HA&W (Interview with China Research Center)
2015 - IRS Issues Tax Inflation Adjustments
2015 - Tax Filing Due Dates to Change for 2016 Tax Year
2015 - Wouldn't It Be Great If Your Customers Paid You Faster?
2015 - Atlanta's Habif, Arogeti & Wynne Finds Bitcoin Niche
2014 - R&D Tax Credit Extended for 2014!
2014 - IRS Issues Update to Special Per Diem Rates for Travel Expenses
2014 - Approval Period for 2012 Angel Credit Investments Ends Oct. 31
2014 - Recent Change to R&D Tax Credit Could Save Your Company Money
2014 - The IRS Audit Risk Profile of Section 409A is Changing This Year. Is Your Company Prepared?
2014- Three Things MedTech Companies Need to Know about IRS Compliance Reviews
2013 - Why Congress Must Unshackle the R&D Tax Credit (CFO Magazine)
2013 - Businesses Can Take Advantage of R&D Credits
2013- How MedTech Firms Can Raise Capital Through Social Media
2013 - You Can't Just Move to Florida: Georgia Taxation of Stock Options and Deferred Income (Nonqualified Options)
2013- Exceptional Investor Tax Benefits for MedTech Companies
2013 - Exceptional Investor Tax Benefits Available
2013 - Angel Investor Tax Credit
2013 - 4 Things You Didn't Know About the Medical Device Tax
2013 - Will More Regulations Hurt Medical Device Funding?
2013 - The Medical Device Tax and Contract Manufacturers- Who Pays?
2012- Section 83(b) Election: Standardization Realized- What is it? What's new? And how do I make it work for me?
2012 - Could the Southeast Be the Next Silicon Valley for Medtech?
2012 - Straight Talk: What the ACA Employer Mandate Means for Large and Small Businesses (PDF File)
2012 - Press Release: Medical Device Companies Face 2.3 Percent Excise Tax on Revenue in 2013
2012 - Medical Device Tax 101
2012 - Health Care, My Wallet and Me: Understanding how the new Health Care law impacts you and your business
2012 - JOBS Act Eases Startups' Access to Capital (PDF File)
2012 - Reminder: Incentive Stock Option Reporting Required on 2011 Taxes
2010 - Obama Among 'Small Businesses' Bearing Share of Tax Hike
2007 - Why Does Every Employee Want Stock Options?
2005 - Know Transfer Pricing to Avoid IRS Difficulty

2016 IPA Best of the Best IPA Top 100 Daily Report Accounting Today Top 100