Ms. Suzanne Wood Bruckner

Ms. Suzanne Wood Bruckner: Attorney with Sutin, Thayer & Browne AV stamp icon


SUZANNE WOOD BRUCKNER works primarily in the area of state and federal taxes, including personal and corporate income tax, sales and use (gross receipts) tax, property tax; employee benefits and general business law.

In her state tax practice, she advises businesses with tax planning, audit defense, administrative protests and litigation, refunds, tax credits and incentives. In her employee benefits practice, she advises public and private clients with respect to all types of compensation programs, welfare plans, employee benefits and qualified and nonqualified retirement, and retirement plans including plan terminations. Her general business practice involves formation and governance matters and contract preparation and review.

Before joining the Sutin Firm, she worked as a certified public accountant for 10 years at KPMG LLP, an international accounting firm. She also served as a tactical intelligence officer in the United States Army.


· American Bar Association

· UNM Anderson School of Management Foundation Board, Member

· New Mexico Tax Research Institute, Executive Committee and Board Member

· Association of Commerce and Industry Taxation Committee, Member

· New Mexico Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member

· New Mexico Industrial Development Executives' Association, Former Treasurer

· Technology Ventures Corporation, Former Business Advisor

· Girl Scout Troop Leader


· Order of the Coif.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Taxation
  • State Taxation
  • Federal Taxation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Business Planning
  • Tax Controversies

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of New Mexico, M.B.A., 1994; St. Lawrence University, B.S., cum laude, 1986
Law School Attended:
University of New Mexico, J.D., magna cum laude, 2005
Year of First Admission:
2005, New Mexico
State Bar of New Mexico; American Bar Association.
Captain, U.S. Army, 1986-1991; U.S. Army Reserves, 1991-1993
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Other
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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  • 4.7/5.0 (10 reviews)
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Albuquerque, New Mexico

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