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Tax: Controversy - USA - Nationwide
"He is very knowledgeable, he's had a lot of great success in big, complex audits and is very well known in the space." "He has developed a phenomenal practice."
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Brian Kittle is co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Tax Controversy & Transfer Pricing practice. Since joining the firm in 2006, Brian has represented clients in every facet of tax controversy and litigation—from IRS examinations and administrative appeals, through the litigation, trial and appellate review of highly complex tax controversies involving a broad range of international and domestic tax issues. His controversy experience also includes frequent use of IRS alternative dispute resolution tools, including Pre-filing and Advance Pricing Agreements.
In addition to his controversy practice, Brian also provides tax advice on related party and highly-sophisticated transactions involving acquisitions and integrations. He also frequently speaks on and authors articles about substantive and procedural tax issues.
In 2019, Brian was named a Law360 Tax MVP, which recognizes lawyers "who have distinguished themselves from their peers over the past year through high-stakes litigation, record-breaking deals and complex global matters." Law360 highlighted recent victories by Brian and his Mayer Brown Tax Controversy colleagues on tax disputes involving overpayment interest and the denial of refined coal tax credits. Brian has also been repeatedly recognized as a rising star by International Tax Review Tax Controversy Leaders guide and Super Lawyers.