Brian Gardner is a shareholder at Asbury Law Firm, Tax Counsel. Brian focuses his practice on tax controversy and litigation matters. He represents taxpayers in all phases of tax litigation including U.S. District Courts, U.S. Tax Court, United States Courts of Appeals, and the Georgia Tax Tribunal. Brian has extensive experience working with the IRS and the Georgia Department of Revenue in matters concerning, among other things, defense of conservation easements, passive activity losses, net operating losses, estate taxes, 831(b) captive insurance, promoter penalties, employment taxes, and international tax issues.
Prior to joining Asbury Law firm, Brian practiced at an Amlaw 100 firm and a mid-sized firm in Atlanta, Georgia. He had represented clients in civil and criminal tax proceedings in U.S. District Courts, the U.S. Tax Court, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. Brian is recognized among his peers as a tax expert.
Brian regularly speaks and writes on tax controversy topics. He has presented at local and national tax conferences, led webinars, and appeared on panels on topics ranging from litigating employment tax controversies to dealing with international tax noncompliance.
Brian attended Villanova University School of Law as a Dean’s Merit Scholar. While there, he worked in the Villanova Federal Tax Clinic and was awarded the Federal Tax Clinic Award as the top student in the Clinic. Brian received his LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University.