About Catherine Canman
Catherine Canman is an attorney who began her career practicing in Chicago, Illinois.  She is the founder of Canman Law Offices, which specializes in providing immigration, estate planning and tax advisory services to small and medium sized businesses.  While focussing primarily on the needs of small and medium sized businesses, Ms. Canman's clients have included a U.S. based global bank, Fortune 50 retailers, and a Fortune 500 consulting firm.
Prior to founding Canman Law Offices, Ms. Canman was a senior tax counsel for Walgreen Co. during their growth phase where she was involved with pre-merger and post-merger due diligence and implementation; transfer pricing analysis; international human capital risk management; foreign trade zones; payroll and employee benefits; sales and use tax analysis; and reviews of internal department materials and lobbying efforts.
Since founding Canman Law Offices, Ms. Canman has represented clients in tax credits and incentives areas, including in research and development and "green" (energy-related) credits; immigration issues for business clients; business formations; and estate planning for individuals.  Ms. Canman has also authored/co-authored books and articles on tax law developments.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Canman worked as a publicist where she represented theatrical productions as well as celebrities and political figures.

Ms. Canman holds a J.D. and a L.L.M. in Taxation from Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law, a M.B.A. in Analytical Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, and a B.A. from the University of Sheffield in England.  She is a member of the Michigan State Bar, Washtenaw County Bar (Estate Planning and Tax Sections), the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Booth Women in Business, and the Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Detroit.  She believes in giving back to the community and is a former Board member of nonprofit Chicago Voyagers, and volunteers for several Ann Arbor local nonprofits.