Brion D. Graber
Federal Tax Policy,Insurance Company Taxation, International Taxation
Admitted to the Bar in the District of Columbia
Admitted to the Bar in New York
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court
Brion specializes in international tax matters, including those involving U.S. income tax treaties, dual consolidated losses, and the Federal premium excise tax. His practice also includes advising clients on Federal tax legislation and most other aspects of insurance company taxation. He has represented clients in controversy matters at both the Exam and Appeals level of the Internal Revenue Service. Before he joined the firm as a partner in 2012, Brion spent over five years on the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation developing and evaluating Federal tax legislative proposals, particularly in the international area. He began his career in private practice at an international firm based in Washington, D.C., where he represented clients on a wide range of tax controversy and tax planning matters.
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Brion's Speaking Engagements:
June 2, 2016: 28th FBA Insurance Tax Seminar
JW Marriott, Washington, D.C.
Topic: New Guidance on Information Reporting Issues
November 12, 2015: 40th Annual Insurance Tax Conference
Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Topic: Primer: International Tax: Selected Issues
July 24, 2013: Practicing Law Institute’s Basics of International Taxation
New York, NY
Topic: Possible Legislative Changes to U.S. International Tax Rules
May 31, 2012: 24th Annual Insurance Tax Seminar
J.W. Marriott, Washington, D.C.
Topic: Impact of FATCA on Insurance Companies.
University of Michigan - B.B.A 1998 (with High Distinction)
University of Pennsylvania- J.D. 2001 (cum laude)
Georgetown University- LL.M. in Taxation 2003 (with Distinction)
Federal Bar Association (Tax Section)
American Bar Association (Tax Section)
International Fiscal Association
International Tax and Finance Forum