Scott L. Brandman

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Scott Brandman is a partner in Baker McKenzie's New York office and serves on the North America Tax Practice Management Committee. He has been in practice over 20 years.

He is also a member of the Firm's Partner Compensation Committee and has served as chair of the Firm's North America Hiring Committee for over 10 years. He previously served on the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

As global relationship partner for several public and privately-held multinational companies, Mr. Brandman works closely with clients' senior management teams to ensure seamless service on all Firm representations.

Mr. Brandman regularly publishes articles in professional tax and legal publications. He is well recognized for his speeches throughout the country on a variety of legal and tax topics.

Practice Focus

Mr. Brandman's practice focuses on tax matters, advising multinational companies on a full range of state and local tax issues. He has substantial experience representing multinationals on tax controversies before state administrative agencies and courts throughout the United States. Mr. Brandman also advises clients on their state effective tax rate planning and financial reserve management. He advises clients from a variety of industries, including retail, biopharmaceutical, healthcare, life sciences, energy, consumer products and technology.

Mr. Brandman has taken lead roles on significant federal tax controversies and international tax controversy matters for his clients around the world. He has also led global restructurings on behalf of multinational clients involving corporate and tax lawyers from dozens of countries worldwide.

Representative Legal Matters

Mr. Brandman represents many of the world's largest public and privately-held companies from a variety of industries, including retail, biopharmaceutical, healthcare, life sciences, energy, consumer products and technology.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Admissions

  • Texas~United States (2007)
  • New York~United States (1994)

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. Taxation) (1993)
  • Southwestern University School of Law (J.D.) (1992)
  • State University of New York at Albany (B.A.) (1989)

Languages

  • English