Rick Lazio is alliantgroup’s Senior Vice President based in the firm’s New York office. Lazio is a former U.S. Representative for New York, a former EVP for JP Morgan Chase and a CNN political analyst. Throughout his tenure and post-congressional career, he has been a strong advocate for small businesses sponsoring impactful legislation such as the Small Business Tax Fairness Act. He received his B.A. from Vassar College and his J.D. from Washington College of Law at American University.
Michael Siegel, CPA and alliantgroup Managing Director, is dedicated to helping U.S. businesses claim government-sponsored incentives, and has guided more than 1000 companies’ claims to the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit. As a direct result of Michael’s distinct expertise in qualifying industrial production processes and activities, alliantgroup has successfully claimed more than $1 billion in R&D tax credits for U.S. manufacturing businesses.