Stephen Gardner

Senior Counsel

+1 212 479 6130
sgardner@cooley.com

Stephen D. Gardner heads the tax controversy practice at Cooley's New York office and is a ‘longstanding fixture in the market’ with over 40 years of experience in domestic and international tax law. Clients praise his ‘unflappable demeanor’ and experience representing clients before the US Tax Court, the US Court of Federal Appeals and US District Courts. He has made numerous appearances before several United States Courts of Appeals, on issues ranging from complex corporate reorganizations and tax accounting rules to foreign tax credit and income sourcing rules.

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Practices & Industries

Education

  • New York University School of Law
    LLM

  • University of Florida
    LLB

  • University of Florida
    BA


Admissions & Credentials

Florida

New York

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association

  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Rankings & Accolades

    • Euromoney Publications
    • Who's Who Legal
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • Super Lawyers of New York
    • Lawdragon
    • Band 1 of Chambers USA for Tax: Controversy (nationwide)

Named A Most Highly Regarded Individual in
Who's Who Legal Corporate Tax 2016

Contact

+1 212 479 6130 office
+1 212 479 6275 fax
sgardner@cooley.com

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