Brian J. Kirkell

Brian J. Kirkell

Brian J. Kirkell

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington, District Of Columbia 20052

As RSM’s Washington National Tax State & Local Tax leader, Brian Kirkell serves as a technical resource for the firm’s national practice across all state and local tax service lines. He tracks significant state case law and legislative and administrative activities daily, and coordinates the firm’s response to law changes. Mr. Kirkell frequently contributes articles of tax significance for internal newsletters and external publications. He regularly speaks on state and local tax issues before industry groups and at local, regional, and national conferences.

Mr. Kirkell provides tax services to clients across the United States, including advice on sales and use, credits and incentives, income and franchise, and property tax issues. He is sought after by clients across the firm for his advanced knowledge in state and local taxation.

Prior to joining RSM, Mr. Kirkell managed the state and local tax function and operated as tax counsel for a Fortune 500 company. He also developed a successful, broad-based tax consulting practice at a mid-sized national accounting firm, served in the Washington National Tax office of a Big Four accounting firm, and was a legal editor for Tax Analysts.

State and Local Taxation

BA, University of Rochester; JD, George Washington University