Ryan Peruski focuses his practice on captive insurance arrangements, cross-border transactions, tax controversies, and state and local tax planning matters. 

  • Represents taxable and tax-exempt organizations in the design and implementation of captive insurance structures, risk-retention groups, protected cell companies/series LLCs, and self-insurance programs
  • Provides clients with recommendations regarding captive domiciles, documentation of inter-company and third-party contracts, insurance policy terms, and funding considerations from a legal and tax perspective
  • Counsels clients in the structuring of outbound and inbound transactions involving joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, financings, and reorganizations
  • Represents U.S. and non-U.S. companies, non-resident alien individuals, and U.S. expatriates in connection with U.S. and foreign tax matters, tax treaty issues, and filing requirements
  • Analyzes the state premium tax, U.S. federal income tax, and federal excise tax implications of international and captive insurance transactions
  • Provides advice regarding the preparation of federal tax and information returns that result from alternative risk financing, insurance, and international arrangements
  • Represents clients in connection with Internal Revenue Service examinations of federal, state, international, and captive insurance transactions
  • Assists clients in assessing their financial reporting obligations that are in accordance with accounting requirements and conform with their tax positions



Representative Matters

  • Served as a law clerk for the Michigan Tax Tribunal while in law school

Prior Experience

  • Ernst & Young, LLP, Senior, 2011-2015






Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2017-2018, 2020-2021

Professional & Community Involvement

State Bar of Michigan

  • Business Law   
  • Taxation

United Way for Southeastern Michigan

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