Walter M. McGrail, JD, CPA

Managing Director

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Walt McGrail is a Managing Director with Cendrowski Corporate Advisors and one of the firm’s senior tax and legal technicians.  Throughout his 40-year career, Walt has developed, managed, and reported a variety of tax efficient strategies for family-owned and publicly held LLCs, partnerships, and corporations, as well as high net worth individuals and their estates.

Walt’s expertise includes:

  • Succession planning with an emphasis on UPREITs and ESOPs
  • Transactional planning with an emphasis in partnership and LLC M&A
  • Nonqualified deferred compensation including 409A compliance
  • Cost segregation studies for accelerated tax depreciation
  • IRS tax controversies
  • Dispute advisory services involving income taxation, real estate, complex investment profiles, and the accountant’s standard of care

Walt specializes in assisting cannabis businesses and dispensaries navigate the complexities of the industry, especially when it comes to taxes, compliance, and accounting. He also helps cannabis businesses better understand and work within the rules and regulations set forth by the IRS and other government agencies.

Education and Certifications

Education and Certifications

  • JD – University of Detroit Mercy
  • BA – University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Michigan

Memberships and Affiliations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

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