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I handle civil and criminal tax controversy administrative practice and litigation, including audit defense and collection matters. I represent business entities and individuals before state and federal taxing authorities, including the IRS, Department of Justice, United State’s Attorney’s Office, California State Board of Equalization, California Franchise Tax Board, California Employment Development Department and California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. Previously, I worked at the United State’s Attorney’s Office as an Assistant United States Attorney for over 20 years.


Practice areas


  1. Tax: 100%


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Brager Tax Law Group

10880 Wilshire Blvd Ste 880
Los Angeles, CA, 90024


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Appreciation AwardIRS Criminal Investigation2007
Special Achievement AwardAttorney General Janet Reno1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Tax AttorneyBrager Tax Law Group, A.P.C.2011 - Present
Assistant United States AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office, Tax Division1991 - 2011
Staff Attorney and Special Assistant United States AttorneyOffice of District Counsel, Internal Revenue Service1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitBar Admissions1996 - Present
U.S District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Central District of CaliforniaN/A1991 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A1989 - Present
U.S Tax CourtN/A1989 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
640 F. Supp 2d 1120 (C.D. CAL.)Estate of Kalahasthi v. United States2008
324 F Supp. 2d 1086 (C.D. Cal)Danoff v. United States2005
325 F. Supp. 2d 1064 (C.D. Cal.)Medlock v. United States2003
182 F. Supp. 2d 964 (C.D. Cal.)Meredith v. Erath2001
242 B.R. 1 (Bankr. C..D.Cal.)In re Schield1999
888 F. Supp. 1495 (C.D. Cal.)Johnson v. Internal Revenue Service1994
T.C. Memo (p-h)Becker v. Commissioner1990
T.C. Memo (p-h)Mitchell v. Commissioner1990
T.C. Memo (p-h)Gilreath v. Commissioner1989
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1985