Gary Bluestein focuses his practice exclusively on tax representation. Prior to entering private practice, Gary served as a Senior Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service and was a Special Assistant United State’s Attorney. Gary was hired by the Department of Treasury through the Government’s Honors Program. During his Government Service, Gary represented the IRS in both the United States Tax Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court. He also served on several National Task Forces addressing IRS enforcement issues and received numerous Government Merit Awards for his work related thereto.
Gary is an Adjunct Professor of Tax Practice & Procedure at the University at Buffalo School of Law and has taught in the Canisius College’s Master in Tax Program. Gary frequently lectures and writes on a variety of topics relating to tax representation for numerous local and national professional groups. He is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, the Tax Committee and the Bankruptcy Committee, and serves on the Planning Committee for the Institute on Taxation. Gary has also made appearances on local television and radio shows and was named in Business First’s “Who’s Who in the Law” and in New York State Super Lawyers for his expertise in Tax Practice.
Gary is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States Tax Court, the Bankruptcy Court and the Western District Court for the State of New York. He received his Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law in May of 1984.