Michael D. Annis

Retired Partner


Michael D. Annis is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He focuses his practice in the areas of corporate taxation, tax litigation, estate planning, trusts, and probate. Mr. Annis is a former managing partner of Foley’s Tampa office and is a member of the Taxation and Estates & Trusts Practices.


Mr. Annis received his J.D. from the University of Florida in 1969, an LL.M. in taxation from New York University in 1970, a master's degree in accounting from Florida State University, and his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell College.


Mr. Annis has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and has been named the Best Lawyers® 2011 Tampa Tax Lawyer of the Year. He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for more than 25 years. In addition, Mr. Annis was selected for inclusion in the 2006-2016 Florida Super Lawyers® lists.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Annis is a member of The Florida Bar and the Hillsborough County Bar Association.