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Garrett L. Brodeur

Garrett-Brodeur Associate

Garrett L. Brodeur

Law Clerk


Washington, D.C.
T: 202.875.8000
F: 202.844.3500

Garrett Brodeur joined Kostelanetz & Fink in 2021 after serving for two years as a law clerk at the United States Tax Court and working as a tax associate in the mergers and acquisitions practice of a major accounting firm. His work focuses on federal tax controversies, civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Brodeur is not presently admitted to the Bar and works under the supervision of the Firm’s partners.

Mr. Brodeur’s clerkship experience at the United States Tax Court has given him valuable insight into tax disputes involving collection due process and deficiency proceedings, international tax reporting and compliance, and the IRS whistleblower program. Before joining the Tax Court, Mr. Brodeur worked as an associate at KPMG, where he helped provide guidance on the tax consequences of corporate mergers and acquisitions, internal reorganizations, and other transactional matters. Mr. Brodeur has also served as a law clerk with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico and has worked and studied abroad in Japan and Hong Kong.

Mr. Brodeur holds a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, a J.D. from Duke University Law School, and a Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of Houston. At Georgetown Law Center, he earned recognition as one of six Graduate Tax Scholars in his class and served as a volunteer extern with the Civil Trial Section of the Department of Justice Tax Division. At Duke Law School, Mr. Brodeur served on the Journal of Comparative & International Law, including as Editor-in-Chief from 2016 to 2017. He also served as a student director of a Legal Assistance Project at Duke University Hospital (named the law school’s “Greatest Service to the Outside Community” in 2017), where he helped clients develop end-of-life documents such as wills, powers-of-attorney, and advanced directives. At the University of Houston, Mr. Brodeur performed as principal clarinetist in a variety of symphony, ballet, and opera orchestras.

Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. Taxation (2019), with Distinction
Duke University Law School, J.D. (2017), cum laude
University of Houston, B.A. (2013), summa cum laude