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Bryan J. Dotson

Senior Counsel


University of Houston, B.A., 2007

Texas Tech University, M.S., 2011

Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2011

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court

Western District of Texas


Mr. Dotson is senior counsel in the Tax Controversy & Litigation practice.  A talented litigator, Mr. Dotson has a proven track record of obtaining favorable results in disputes with taxing authorities at the state and federal levels. Mr. Dotson has the skillset, experience, and professionalism to successfully resolve a dispute with a taxing authority (federal, state, or local) of any type of tax (income, franchise, sales, etc.).

Mr. Dotson started his career at the Internal Revenue Service where his primary responsibility was to represent the IRS before the United States Tax Court. At the IRS, Mr. Dotson was regularly recognized for his trial work, receiving several awards and regularly serving as an instructor at various courses designed to train IRS attorneys on trial practice and procedure. His experience at the IRS covered every stage of the tax reporting and collecting process, from reviewing returns to collection alternatives and bankruptcy.

Mr. Dotson has handled matters in various areas including sales and use tax, state corporate income tax (including the Texas franchise and margin taxes), motor vehicle sales tax, oil and gas severance tax, insurance tax, motor fuels tax, mixed beverage tax, tobacco products tax, unclaimed property, tax credits/incentives, nexus disputes, audits, hearings, trials and appeals, tax collection cases, voluntary disclosure agreements, letter rulings, and open records requests.

Professional Affiliations

  • Austin Bar Association
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation