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Brendan O’Connor, CPA, MST, JD, LL.M.

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Senior Associate Attorney

Brendan O’Connor is a senior associate in our firm. Mr. O’Connor practice centers on representing individuals and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Franchise Tax Board (FTB), Employment Development Department (EDD), and State Board of Equalization (SBOE). Mr. O’Connor has extensive experience in the field of tax controversy, litigation, and domestic and international tax planning.
Prior to joining our firm, Mr. O’Connor was a senior associate at Ernst & Young where he was an integral part of the firm’s tax planning and compliance practice for high net worth individuals and multinational businesses. He also has a vast knowledge of accounting practices from his work with local San Diego companies such as Pace Shave, Considine & Considine, UTC Aerospace, and Sempra Energy where he managed various accounting and tax matters.
Mr. O’Connor is a true Californian. He was born in California, and completed all of his undergraduate and graduate education at the University of San Diego (USD) where he obtained his Bachelor of Accountancy, Masters of Science in Taxation, Juris Doctor with a concentration in business and corporate law, and LL.M. in Taxation. During law school, Mr. O’Connor served as an editor and board member for the San Diego International Law Journal and president of the USD Tax Law Society.
Practice Areas:

  • Civil Tax Controversy
  • Corporate Law
  • Individual and Entity Tax Planning
  • Criminal Tax
  • Bankruptcy
  • Domestic and International Tax Planning

Admitted to Practice before the following Courts:

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Supreme Court of the State of California
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