Stuart is a seasoned tax litigator with more than three decades of experience in government and private practice.
He spent nearly 30 years as a senior litigator in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he led high-profile cases such as the first tax shelter promoter summons case and successful efforts to enforce “John Doe” summonses against major foreign banks. After leaving the government, he served nearly three years as editor of Tax Notes International, a leading industry publication covering global tax news and issues.
In addition to his work on IRS summons cases, Gibson has litigated an expansive variety of civil tax disputes in courts across the United States, including matters involving individual and corporate income taxes, international tax issues, bankruptcy, ERISA, wrongful disclosure, the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts, as well as general commercial issues including bond, contract, and lien priority matters. His experience also includes seven years at the IRS as a senior trial attorney in Boston and St. Paul, Minn.
Stuart is a noted author and speaker on tax issues at venues around the world.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Stuart D. Gibson