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Bradley R. Marsh is Co-Managing Shareholder of the San Francisco office and focuses his practice on tax controversy matters, including property, sales, payroll, business license, employment, franchise, parcel, district, documentary transfer, transient occupancy, utility user, income, parking, gift and estate taxes. He serves as a co-chair of the U.S. State and Local Tax (SALT) Practice. Brad represents clients in audits, litigation and administrative hearings, as well as analyzing transactions and business models, and developing strategies for legislative resolutions. 


  • State and local tax
  • Real estate purchase and sale
  • Government relations
  • Tax transactional
  • Unclaimed property & escheat


Recognition & Leadership

  • Recipient, V. Judson Klein Award, California Lawyers Association’s Taxation Section, 2021 
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2021-2024
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2020-2023
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States
    • Tax - U.S. Taxes - Tax Controversy, 2015 and 2018-2021
    • Tax - U.S. Taxes - Non-Contentious, 2019 
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Northern California Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2005-2007, 2011-2015
  • Listed, The Recorder, "Lawyers on the Fast Track," 2013
  • Executive Board, California Association of Taxpayer Advocates, 2022-Present
  • Member, California Lawyers Association, 2006-Present
    • Chair, Executive Committee, 2013-2014
    • Chair, State and Local Tax Committee, 2009
    • Chair, Young Tax Lawyers Committee, 2007
  • Board Member, Law360, Tax Editorial Advisory Board, 2014-2015
  • Member, California Chamber of Commerce Taxation Committee, 2015-Present 
  • Member, Council on State Taxation, 2017-Present
  • Member, SF Tax Club, 2013-Present
  • Member, Cal Tax, 2007-Present
  • Member, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, 2013-Present
  • Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University, Tax LL.M. Program, 2009-2019
  • Adjunct Professor, Santa Clara University Law School, Spring 2015
  • Participant, Eagle Lodge West Conference, 2005, 2007-2014, 2016-2017, 2020
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco, Taxation Section, Executive Committee, 2010-2013
  • City Councilman, Larkspur, CA, 2011-2013


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2003
    • Listed, Hastings College of Law’s "Generation Now"
    • Tax Concentration Certificate
  • B.A., English, with honors, California State University, Northridge, 2000
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. Tax Court