Brendan Sponheimer is a Tax Controversy associate in Mayer Brown's New York office. Brendan focuses his practice on tax disputes and transfer pricing matters. He represents taxpayers at all levels of federal tax controversy, including IRS audits, administrative appeals before the IRS Appeals Division, and litigation before the United States Tax Court and the Court of Federal Claims. Prior to joining Mayer Brown, he served as law clerk and attorney advisor to Hon. Joseph R. Goeke of the United States Tax Court.
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 2014.