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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Brian C. McManus

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Work 2026372173
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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Brian McManus is a partner in the Tax Department of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on civil and criminal tax litigation and controversies. He has successfully litigated complex tax cases in the US Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims and several federal district and state courts. He also represents taxpayers in IRS audits, administrative claims, IRS protests and post-appeals mediations. Mr. McManus is recognized as a Noted Practitioner for his tax and tax controversy work by Chambers USA 2016. He is also recommended for his tax controversy work by The Legal 500 US 2014-2016.

Position

Tax Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/brian-mcmanus


United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

Within: US taxes: contentious

At the ‘terrificLatham & Watkins LLP, Washington DC-based Miriam Fisher has been advising Weyerhaeuser Company on litigation initiated in late 2016 in the US Tax Court contesting the IRS’s characterization of a 2008 joint venture transaction entered into by Plum Creek Timber (which was acquired by Weyerhaeuser in 2016) as a disguised sale. Boston’s ‘excellent’ and ‘smartBrian McManus has been defending Millennium Drilling in a jury trial in the District of Nevada against allegations of fraud related to oil and gas investments. The client base also includes NBC Universal/DreamWorks Animation and Musa Brothers. Jean Pawlow, who has deep financial industry and international tax controversy experience, joined from McDermott Will & Emery LLP in January 2018 and splits her time between Washington DC and Silicon Valley.

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