Erin Gladney

Erin Gladney

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Erin Gladney is a tax controversy and litigation partner based in the Firm's New York office. Erin advises clients throughout all administrative phases of a controversy, including alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Her clients span a wide variety of industries, including financial services, technology, computer software, pharmaceutical and energy.

Erin is the head of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee for the Firm's New York, Miami and Tampa offices. She is also a member of the Firm's Hiring Committee for the New York office.

Practice Focus

Erin has represented clients in significant federal tax controversies, including during audit, in administrative appeals and before federal courts. She regularly litigates tax cases in courts throughout the country. Her controversy experience includes economic substance, substance-over-form and transfer pricing issues.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association


  • Illinois~United States (2007)
  • New York~United States (2012)
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims~United States
  • U.S. Tax Court~United States (2008)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit~United States (2017)


  • New York University (BA)
  • Northwestern University School of Law (JD) (2007)


  • English


  • Co-author, "High Net Worth Taxpayers Face IRS Wealth Squad," North America Tax News and Developments, Baker McKenzie, June 2020

  • Co-author, "Key Developments under the Taxpayer First Act," North America Tax News and Developments, Baker McKenzie, July 2019

  • Co-author, U.S. Transfer Pricing Examinations Under the Transfer Pricing Examination Process," Journal of International Taxation, April 2019

  • Co-author, "Solving The Privilege-Penalty Predicament: Part 2," Law360, 27 June 2017

  • Co-author, "Solving The Privilege-Penalty Predicament: Part 1," Law360, 26 June 2017