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Brad A. Birmingham

Partner, Business Tax Practice Leader
Related Info
  • New York
  • U.S. Tax Court

Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S., With Honors

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude

Brad concentrates his practice in the areas of federal tax law and business law, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and partnership and joint venture structuring, as well as a variety of other tax-driven business transactions. His work has focused on counseling business entities and their principals on tax and business matters relating to organization, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, financing, and project structuring, including the structuring of the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. He has also assisted several tax-exempt entities in formation, structuring, and tax compliance matters, and regularly assists clients with tax controversy matters. Brad also has extensive experience with the auto dealership industry, representing several major auto dealers on a wide range of tax, business, and franchise-related matters.

Brad exclusively practices U.S. law and is admitted to practice in New York. 


  • Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal's Legal Elite of Western New York 2013 and 2014
  • Who's Who in Law, as recognized by Buffalo Business First and the Buffalo Law Journal
  • Former associate editor, Syracuse Law Review




Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association Business Law Section Tax Section Committee on Pass-Through Entities
  • Chair, Bar Association of Erie County Tax Committee
  • National Association of Dealer Counsel 

Community & Pro Bono

  • Buffalo Civic Auto Ramps, Inc. board of directors
  • United Way of Erie County Emerging Leaders Society
  • Former nine-year member, Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, Inc. board of directors
  • Former volunteer, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Erie County