John S. Brown

John S. Brown’s practice is devoted primarily to federal and state tax matters. He handles federal and state tax controversies involving both administrative proceedings and litigation. He also provides tax planning advice in connection with structuring organizations and transactions.

John joined Bingham in 1971 and became a partner in 1973. Prior to joining the firm, he was in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as special assistant to the assistant attorney general. Before that, he spent four years as an assistant and then associate professor of law at Cornell University Law School. Over the years, he has taught a variety of tax courses at Harvard Law School, Boston University School of Law and Northeastern University Graduate School of Professional Accounting.

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Areas of Practice 1) Tax, 2) Tax Planning, 3) Tax Controversy, 4) Mergers and Acquisitions, 5) Energy Tax, 6) Energy and 7) Financial Institutions Corporate and Regulatory
Law School Cornell Law School, J.D., 1965
Education Villanova University, B.S., 1957
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bingham McCutchen LLP
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