Gary D. Sprague

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Gary Sprague, a 25-year veteran of international law, is a recognized leader in his field by Bay Area Lawyer Magazine, Best Lawyers in America, Northern California Super Lawyers, Who's Who Legal and Guide to The World's Leading Tax Advisers. Gary is also regularly included among the North America's top tax advisers, most recently by the International Tax Review World Tax 2011. He is a regular contributor to the Tax Management International Journal’s Leading Practitioner Commentary.

Practice Focus

Gary focuses his practice on international corporate tax planning and advice, tax controversies and e-commerce law. He represents software, high technology, and e-commerce companies.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association - Section on Taxation
  • State Bar of California
  • International Fiscal Association - USA Branch


  • California~United States (1981)


  • Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude) (1981)
  • Stanford University (B.A. Honors) (1977)
  • Trinity College, Dublin


  • English

Previous Offices

  • San Francisco