Andrew Ho is a Tax Controversy associate in Mayer Brown’s Palo Alto office. Andrew represents clients in all phases of tax controversy, including examinations, administrative Appeals and litigation. Andrew has participated in IRS field investigations, witness interviews, document requests, and resolution meetings. Andrew works with clients to run examinations efficiently and effectively. He has also worked on a host of state and local tax controversies, including researching and refining effective defenses and drafting protest briefs. Andrew’s experience includes controversies involving transfer pricing, cost sharing, the R&D credit, the Domestic Production Activity Deduction, and employee vs. independent contractor classification issues.
Andrew received his B.A. from Reed College and his J.D. from Stanford Law School. During law school, he served as Senior Editor for the Stanford Law & Policy Review and earned the Gerald Gunther Prize in Introduction to Intellectual Property. He is a member of the California Bar.
Mayer Brown was recently named Tax Controversy Team of the Year for the second consecutive year in the Legal 500 United States Awards. "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” and produced “yet another impressive run of work” in 2015.