Adriana Wirtz focuses her practice on tax controversy and litigation. She represents clients at all phases of a tax controversy from audit through litigation, including before the IRS Office of Appeals, US Tax Court, US district courts, US bankruptcy courts and US courts of appeal, as well as before state taxing authorities and state courts. Adriana has represented clients in the energy, real estate, life sciences, mining and software industries.

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Practices & Industries


  • Georgetown University Law Center
    LLM, Taxation
    with distinction, 2009

  • Seton Hall University School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 2007

  • Seton Hall University
    BA, summa cum laude, 2004

Admissions & Credentials

New Jersey

New York


  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500: Next Generation Partner, Tax

    Super Lawyers: Rising Star, Tax