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Brian Gardner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Asbury Law Firm
133 Peachtree St NE, 49th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-382-9942
Fax: 404-565-1103
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Tax: Business
Attorney Profile

Brian Gardner is a shareholder at Asbury Law Firm, Tax Counsel. Mr. Gardner concentrates his practice on civil and criminal tax controversy and tax litigation, serving clients in Georgia and nationwide.

Mr. Gardner has experience with a wide variety of complex issues in tax issues, including, among other things, defense of conservation easements, estate taxes, international tax issues, promoter penalties, net operating losses, passive activity losses, employment taxes, and captive insurance.

Prior to joining Asbury Law firm, Brian practiced at an Amlaw 100 firm and a mid-sized firm in Atlanta, Georgia. He has represented clients in civil and criminal tax proceedings in U.S. District Courts, the U.S. Tax Court, and U.S. Courts of Appeals.

Selected to Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars and Best Lawyers in America’s Ones to Watch, Brian is recognized among his peers as a tax expert.

Brian regularly speaks and writes on tax controversy topics. He has presented at local and national tax conferences, led webinars, and appeared on panels on topics ranging from litigating employment tax controversies to dealing with international tax noncompliance. He recently co-authored Chapter 10B: Collection Due Process and Equivalent Hearings, Effectively Representing Your Client Before the IRS: A Practical Manual for the Tax Practitioner with Sample Correspondence and Forms, 7th Edition (2021).

Brian attended Villanova University School of Law as a Dean’s Merit Scholar. While there, he worked in the Villanova Federal Tax Clinic and was awarded the Federal Tax Clinic Award as the top student in the Clinic. Brian received his LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University. 

Practice Areas
  • 100%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Tax Law


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Brian Gardner

First Admitted: 2013, Georgia

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, Taxation Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, Tax Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association


  • Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy Class of 2017, State Bar of Georgia
  • Federal Tax Clinic Award, top student, Villanova Federal Tax Clinic.
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2018-2021, Tax
  • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch 2021, Tax Law

Educational Background

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 2018
  • Furman University, B.A. 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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Office Location for Brian Gardner

133 Peachtree St NE
49th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-382-9942

Fax: 404-565-1103

Last Updated: 10/20/2021

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