Brion D. Graber



Federal Tax Policy,Insurance Company Taxation, International Taxation

Contact Information:

Phone: 202.434.9178




Admitted to the Bar in the District of Columbia


Admitted to the Bar in New York


U.S. Tax Court


U.S. Supreme Court



About Brion:

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.


Brion's Recent Publications:


Brion's Speaking Engagements:


November 8, 2018: 43rd Annual Insurance Tax Conference

Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel, Chicago, IL

Topic: Tax Reform One Year Later

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



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