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Bergin Fisniku


Senior Manager

Professional Overview

Bergin is a licensed attorney with extensive experience in tax law, planning, consulting, and transaction services. As the firm’s National Tax Practice Leader and member of the International Tax Strategic Leadership team, he serves as a strategic thought-leader, firm-wide resource, and subject matter expert. Bergin’s experience includes consulting and advisory services for strategic customers, private equity, and closely-held businesses. Bergin works across all industries, utilizing his legal and consulting background to advise customers of all types and sizes on issues of domestic and cross-border restructuring, acquisitions, credits and incentives, spin-offs and other divestitures, and other specialty projects. Bergin is also the firm’s pioneering ESG Capability Leader.

Prior to Elliott Davis, he served as in-house counsel to a global non-profit in the higher education industry and with 2 global Big-Four firms.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • LLM in Tax Law, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Illinois at Chicago Law School
  • BA, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission
  • Charleston Promise Neighborhood, Board Finance Committee
  • American Bar Association

Authored by Bergin Fisniku


New Prevailing Wage Requirements for Clean…

Mar 09th, 2023

By Bergin Fisniku, J.D. Lewis and Nick Stuart Taxpayers must comply with new prevailing wage and apprenticeship (PWA) requirements to enjoy the greatest benefit from…
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IRA Clean Energy Credits

Oct 28th, 2022

Clean Energy Details from the Inflation Reduction Act Subtitle D of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is dedicated to energy security within the United States.…
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CHIPS Act paves the way for development of…

Aug 12th, 2022

Co-authored by Nolon Blaylock The CHIPS (Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors) and Science Act of 2022 was recently signed into law by President Biden.…
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New Tax on Chemicals in 2022: The Old…

Mar 14th, 2022

In 1980, the Comprehensive Environment Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) was enacted to force parties responsible for contaminating sites with hazardous waste to either…
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Managing the US tax impact of highly-taxed…

Apr 12th, 2021

Summary The IRS recently issued final regulations with respect to global intangible low-taxed income (GILTI) provisions regarding the treatment of income subject to a high rate…
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Final FDII Regulations Lead to More…

Jul 29th, 2020

Enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Foreign-Derived Intangible Income (FDII) deduction under Internal Revenue Code Section 250 allows for a deduction against…
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