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Garrett L. Brodeur

Garrett-Brodeur Associate

Garrett L. Brodeur



New York City
T: 212.808.8100
F: 212.808.8108

Garrett Brodeur is experienced in matters involving federal and state tax controversies, digital assets, civil penalties proposed and assessed under the Bank Secrecy Act, and white collar criminal defense. Before joining Kostelanetz LLP in 2021, Garrett served for two years as a law clerk to the Honorable Emin Toro of the United States Tax Court. Garrett is an active member of the American Bar Association Tax Section, where he serves as a mentor in the Loretta Collins Argrett Diversity Fellowship program, and the New York County Lawyers Association, where he provides free legal assistance to unrepresented taxpayers appearing before the Tax Court. Garrett also regularly writes on tax and cryptocurrency issues for Tax Notes, the ABA Tax Times, and The CPA Journal.

Garrett’s clerkship experience at the United States Tax Court gives 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, Garrett worked as a tax associate at KPMG, where he helped provide guidance on the tax consequences of corporate mergers and acquisitions, internal reorganizations, and other transactional matters. Garrett 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.

Garrett 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, Garrett earned recognition as one of six Graduate Tax Scholars in his class. At Duke Law School, he served on the Journal of Comparative & International Law, including as Editor-in-Chief from 2016 to 2017. At the University of Houston, Garrett 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

District of Columbia

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

*Not admitted to practice law in New York

  • New York University School of Law, Assistant Adjunct Professor
    • Survey of Tax Procedure