Bruce Wilson is a Tax Controversy associate in Mayer Brown's New York office. Since joining the firm in 2016, Bruce has represented taxpayers in federal tax controversies involving major corporate tax matters, as well as transfer pricing and penalty disputes before IRS appeals. His litigation experience includes discovery work in the United States Tax Court, as well as matters in United States District Courts and the Court of Federal Claims. He has also represented multinational clients in negotiations for bilateral and trilateral advance pricing agreements (APAs). In addition, Bruce has worked on a variety of tax transactions, such as debt offerings and reorganizations.

Bruce has also actively participated in the firm’s pro bono efforts, performing corporate and tax planning to establish, advise, and dissolve a mix of non-profit organizations.

Bruce received his law degree from Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone Scholar.

Mayer Brown has received numerous awards for its work, including the “North America Tax Disputes Firm of the Year” from the International Tax Review for 2018. “Mayer Brown is ‘among the best’ and fields a large team . . . dedicated exclusively to tax controversy and transfer pricing,” said Legal 500 and its sources in the US edition. The firm is “regularly seen in the most high-profile controversy cases before the US Tax Court.”

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University of California, Berkeley, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Columbia Law School, JD


  • New York