Brian Gleicher

Partner, Washington, DC


“Brian Gleicher is a ‘fantastic’, ‘client-focused’ lawyer with ‘in-depth knowledge’.”
The Legal 500 US, 2014


Brian Gleicher heads White & Case’s transfer pricing practice and focuses on international tax issues with an emphasis on transfer pricing and tax treaty issues. He routinely represents multinational companies in transfer pricing matters, including advance pricing agreements, with the Internal Revenue Service and foreign tax authorities. He also advises taxpayers on proceedings before the US and foreign competent authorities on a broad range of issues, including double taxation, residency and permanent establishment questions. Additionally, Mr. Gleicher represents corporate and individual taxpayers in domestic tax examinations and settlement negotiations with the Internal Revenue Service at the examination and appeals levels.

Brian received his BS, with high honors, in 1992 from the University of Florida, Fisher School of Accounting and his JD cum laude in 1995 from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as a lead articles editor of the Tax Lawyer. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and is admitted to practice before the US Tax Court.

He is a member of the Transfer Pricing Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and has served as the chair of the Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
US Tax Court
Georgetown University Law Center
University of Florida

Fisher School of Accounting



Speaking Engagements

"Increasing tax certainty 2 – How is the in-house tax function adapting", April 2019: International Tax Review's Managing Global Tax Disputes Summit, London

"CbCR, Masterfile and local file: Emerging best practices", September 2018: International Tax Review and TP Week's 18th Annual Global Transfer Pricing Forum, Munich

"US tax reform and Brexit: impact on European tax landscape", October 2017: AmCham Germany’s The 11th Annual Transatlantic Business Conference, Frankfurt

"Maneuvering Your Way Through The Competent Authority Process", June 27, 2013: Chicago Tax Club Summer Seminar, Chicago, IL

"Transfer Pricing in a Global Supply Chain – Current Issues", April 6, 2011: American Bar Association Section of International Law, 2011 Spring Meeting, Washington, DC

"IRS Administrative Affairs", April 4, 2011: Tax Executives Institute, 61st Midyear Conference, Washington DC

"Transfer Pricing & Advance Pricing Agreements", February 25, 2011: Federal Bar Association Section of Taxation, 35th Annual Tax Law Conference, Washington, DC

"Cash Repatriation Strategies – Local Country Issues", February 11-12, 2010: Tax Executive Institute, Orlando, FL

"Maneuvering Your Way Through the Competent Authority Process", May 15, 2009: Tax Executives Institute – New Jersey Chapter, Randolph, NJ

"The Competent Authority Process, American Conference Institute", March 26, 2009: New York, NY

"US Transfer Pricing – Updates, Issues and Outlook", March 6, 2009: Federal Bar Association 33rd Annual Tax Law Conference, Washington, DC

Awards and Recognition

Leading Lawyer for Transfer Pricing in the United States, Euromoney's Expert Guide, 2018

Leading Lawyer: Tax: Controversy – Nationwide, Chambers USA
Leading Lawyer: Tax – District of Columbia, Chambers USA

Recommended Lawyer: Tax Controversy – USA, The Legal 500 USA

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Transfer Pricing Advisors