Brian, who is Of Counsel to the Firm, focuses his practice on tax disputes and tax litigation. He has extensive litigation experience in the federal tax arena, and has tried jury and non-jury cases in federal courts.
Before becoming Of Counsel to the Firm, Brian was a Senior Trial Attorney in the United States Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he was lead counsel for many of the Tax Division’s most complex, large dollar cases. While with the Department of Justice, Brian was a 3-time recipient of the Tax Division’s Outstanding Attorney Award. He also served as a Reviewer where he supervised the litigation work of approximately 30 other trial attorneys. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Brian worked as a Certified Public Accountant/Attorney for Price Waterhouse in Washington, D.C.
Brian was elected in 2002 to serve in the Maryland House of Delegates and was re-elected in 2006 and 2010. In September 2013, Brian was appointed to the Maryland State Senate to fill a seat vacated by the incumbent Senator. In November 2014, he was elected to a full 4-year Senate term, and was re-elected in 2018 and 2022.
Brian J. Feldman represents the 15th Legislative District in the Maryland State Senate. After the 2022 Election, Brian was appointed to serve as Chair of the new Senate Committee on Education, Energy, and the Environment. Previously, he served as the Vice Chair of the Senate Finance Committee and chaired its Energy and Public Utilities Subcommittee. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Executive Nominations Committee, the Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics and is the Senate’s representative on the Maryland Economic Development Commission. Senator Feldman’s tenure in the General Assembly has been distinguished by his successful sponsorship of legislation to promote Maryland’s biotechnology sector, create green jobs while reaching renewable energy goals, advocate for individuals with developmental differences, and update and modernize Maryland’s corporate, business and insurance laws.
Prior to being elected to the Maryland State Senate, Brian was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, serving on the House Economic Matters Committee and chairing its Banking, Economic Development, Science and Technology Subcommittee. Additionally, Brian was appointed to the leadership position of House Parliamentarian and also served as the House Chair of the Joint Information Technology and Biotechnology Committee and Chair of the Montgomery County House Delegation.
Brian received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Penn State University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and a Master’s Degree in Government from Johns Hopkins University. At present, Brian is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins, teaching graduate courses on state policy making and federalism, and at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaching a graduate course on Health Care Policy.
Currently, Brian sits on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.