Bradley R. Marsh

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San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Unclaimed Property & Escheat
  • Tax - State and Local
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.655.1252
Fax: 415.707.2010
University California State University, Northridge, B.A., English, with honors, 2000
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 2003 Listed, Hastings College of Law's "Generation Now", Tax Concentration Certificate
Admitted2003, California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. Tax Court

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, California State Bar Association, Taxation Section, 2007-Present
•Chair, Executive Committee, 2013-2014
•Chair, State and Local Tax Committee, 2009
•Chair, Young Tax Lawyers Committee, 2007
•Member, SF Tax Club, 2013-Present
•Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University, Tax LL.M. Program, 2009-Present
•Adjunct Professor, Santa Clara University Law School, Spring 2015
•Board Member, Law360, Tax Editorial Advisory Board, 2014
•Participant, Eagle Lodge West Conference, 2005, 2007-2014
•Member, Bar Association of San Francisco, Taxation Section, Executive Committee, 2010-2013
•City Councilman, Larkspur, CA, 2011-2013
•Board Member, UC Hastings College of the Law, Board of Governors, 2009-2011

BornFurth, Germany, September 3, 1975

Bradley R. Marsh focuses his practice on tax controversy matters, including payroll, property, business license, employment, franchise, parcel, district, sales, documentary transfer, transient occupancy, utility user, income, parking, gift and estate taxes. Brad is experienced representing clients in audits, litigation and administrative hearings, as well as analyzing transactions and business models, and providing legislative solutions.

Areas of Concentration

•State and local tax
•Real estate purchase and sale
•Government relations
•Tax transactional

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2005-2007, 2011-2014
•Listed, The Recorder, Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2013
•Listed, Notable Newcomer, LexisNexis, 2009

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Quoted, Questions About State Scholarship Deadline Extensions, San Francisco Chronicle, December 30, 2014
•Quoted, Cities Grappling With Challenges Of How to Tax, Regulate Short-Term Rentals, Bloomberg BNA, October 21, 2014
•Co-Author, There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch, San Francisco Daily Journal, September 16, 2014
•Quoted, Answering Questions on Property, Gift Taxes, San Francisco Chronicle, August 2, 2014
•Co-Author, The New Frontier Under the Final Repair Regulations, LexisNexis Legal Newsroom, July 7, 2014
•Quoted, Sterling Could Reap Tax Benefit With Sale of Clippers, New York Post, May 5, 2014
•Featured, Q&A With Greenberg Traurig's Bradley Marsh, Law360, January 6, 2014
•Quoted, Not all School Parcel Taxes are Legal, TheSan Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2013
•Author, California Residency for Income Tax Purposes - You Can Check out Anytime You Like, but You Can Never Leave, Lexis Federal Tax Journal, March 2013
•Quoted, Q&A on Tax Preparers, Property Tax, IRAs, TheSan Francisco Chronicle, February 6, 2013
•Co-Author, Penalties for Failure to Report Changes in Ownership for Property Tax Purposes, The California Real Property Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2012
•Quoted, Clearing Up Questions on Fiscal Cliff, The San Francisco Chronicle, November 21, 2012
•Quoted, How to Transfer Property Tax from Old Home to New, The San Francisco Chronicle, June 19, 2012
•Quoted, Time for Taxes Means Time for Questions, The San Francisco Chronicle, February 7, 2012
•Quoted, Yuri Milner Buys $100 Million Los Altos Home, The San Francisco Chronicle, March 31, 2011
•Quoted, Readers Want Reassessment Details, The San Francisco Chronicle, April 6, 2008
•Co-Author, Trends in the Property Tax Valuation of Commercial Outdoor Advertising Structures, Journal of Property Tax Assessment and Administration, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2004
•Speaker, SA_T - May I Have an 'L'? Don't Forget Those Local Taxes, California Tax Policy Conference, November 6, 2014
•Speaker, Taxation in the Current Real Estate Market, Palo Alto Bar Association, October 7, 2014
•Speaker, Does the Franchise Tax Board View Your Client as a California Resident? State Bar of California Annual Meeting, September 14, 2014
•Speaker, Nuts and Bolts of Property Tax Appeals, State Bar of California Annual Meeting, September 13, 2014
•Speaker, Understanding Tax Consequences in the Current Real Estate Market, Santa Clara County Bar Association, August 27, 2014
•Speaker, Sales and Use Tax for Manufacturers in California, Lorman, December 10, 2013
•Speaker, The Ugly Ducking Taxes: California Property and Local Special Taxes, California Tax Policy Conference, November 7, 2013
•Speaker, Sales and Use Tax in California, National Business Institute, October 23 and 25, 2013
•Speaker, The ABCs of Property Tax Assessments and Appeals, The State Bar of California Annual Meeting, October 12, 2013
•Speaker, Property Tax Assessment Appeals, CalCPA, September 5, 2013
•Speaker, OMG - The Assessor Got Me! 21st Annual Estate and Gift Tax Conference, March 1, 2013
•Speaker, San Francisco Taxation Scheme Update 2013, Bar Association of San Francisco, February 13, 2013
•Speaker, 'Other' State Taxes - What's Trending Now, California Tax Policy Conference, November 3, 2012
•Speaker, Up in the Sky! Cloud Computing From a State Tax Perspective, California Tax Policy Conference, November 3, 2011
•Speaker, Federal and State Income Tax Controversies - Tax Talk with The Federal Guy and the State Guy: How to Handle an Income Tax Dispute, Barristers Club of San Francisco, October 25, 2011
•Speaker, The Tween Years: How to Handle Growing Pains from Young Tax Lawyer to Seasoned Practitioner, Bay Area Young Tax Lawyers, October 11, 2011
•Speaker, California Local Property Taxation and Appeals, CalCPA, September 1, 2011
•Speaker, California's New Economic Nexus Standard: How Much is Too Much? Bar Association of San Francisco, August 25, 2011
•Speaker, California Property Taxes - Change of Ownership (Including When to Report Entity Changes of Ownership to the BOE), Income Tax Seminar, June 17, 2011
•Speaker, California Residency and the Franchise Tax Board - A Primer, California State Bar Association, Cyber-Institute, January 6, 2011
•Speaker, Property Taxation and Appeals, Primer and Best Practices, Santa Clara County Bar Association, October 26, 2010
•Speaker, California Residency Rules - A Primer and Recent Developments, Annual Income Tax Seminar, California State Bar Association, June 18, 2010
•Speaker, California Regulatory and Administrative Changes: A Year in Review, California Tax Policy Conference, California State Bar Association, November 2008
•Speaker, The Anatomy of a Property Tax Assessment Appeal, California Tax Bars and California Tax Policy Conference, The State Bar of California, November 13, 2009
•Speaker, California Property Taxation: Changes in Ownership, Annual Income/Other Tax Seminar, California State Bar Association, June 2008
•Speaker, California Property Tax Update, Tax Executives Institute, December 2007
•Speaker, California Property Taxation: Changes in Ownership, East Bay Tax Club, October 2007
•Speaker, Property Tax for Estate Planners, California Bench Bar Biannual Conference, September 2007
•Speaker, Property Tax for California Registered Domestic Partners, Annual Income/Other Tax Seminar, California State Bar Association, June 2007
•Speaker, Ethical Considerations for Tax Practitioners, California State Bar Association, Annual Tax Meeting, November 2006
•Speaker, Hot Topics in Sales and Property Tax, California State Bar Association's Annual Meeting, October 2006
•Speaker, Split Roll Property Tax, Valley Industry and Commerce Association, January 2004

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

07.08.14 15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in 2014 Edition of Northern California Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

02.21.14 6 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Appointed to Editorial Advisory Boards

10.24.13 Greenberg Traurig's Bradley R. Marsh to Moderate Tax Panel at the 2013 California Tax Policy Conference

10.01.13 Greenberg Traurig's Bradley R. Marsh to Speak on California Property Tax Disputes at The State Bar of California's 86th Annual Meeting

09.12.13 Greenberg Traurig's Bradley R. Marsh to Speak on Property Tax Assessment Appeals at CalCPA Seminar

07.30.13 Ten Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Northern California Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

07.02.13 Greenberg Traurig's Marsh, Newman Recognized by The Recorder

06.03.13 Greenberg Traurig Expands its Tax Practice with the Addition of Bradley R. Marsh in San Francisco

Published Articles

09.16.14 There's no such thing as a free lunch (subscription)


07.30.14 California Locally Assessed Property Tax - 2014 Assessment Appeals

04.08.14 U.S. Supreme Court Subjects Certain Employment Termination Payments to FICA Tax

02.04.14 California Residency Rules Ensnare Unwary Taxpayers

01.17.14 San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax

12.06.13 FTB Unable to Assess Enhanced Promoter Penalties Prior to 2004

07.30.13 California Overhauls Business Tax Incentive Legislation

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Bradley R. Marsh

4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 3000
San FranciscoCA 94111-5983


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