As a senior attorney for the Gordon Law Group, Michael Brandwein has years of experience representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service and Illinois Department of Revenue. His primary practice focus is drafting complex financial statements in order to assist his clients in securing a repayment plan or submitting settlement offers. His work has saved clients millions of dollars in taxes, interest and penalties. Michael alsovigoursly defends clients against IRS audits, drafts penalty abatement requests and navigates his clients through various complex tax related issues. He also prepares submissions for delinquent FBAR tax filers, assisting clients with coming into compliance with IRS rules and procedure with respect to mandatory financial disclosures.
Before joining the Gordon Law Group, Michael served as the Director of Resolutions for Oxford Tax Partners, LLC where he oversaw the Resolutions Department, managing the day-to-day activities of the staff and monitoring case progresses. He was able to manage a heavy caseload in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, lifting wage garnishments, bank levies and halting the IRS collection process in its tracks.
Michael completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, graduating with Honors from the College of Arts and Sciences with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and as a member of the prestigious Dean’s List. He then completed his Juris Doctor at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois, where he was a member of the Moot Court program and volunteered at a local low-income tax clinic. His passions include writing, reading and researching new and exciting case law.