Dr. Gero Burwitz - McDermott Will & Emery


Dr. Gero Burwitz advises clients on national and international tax law. He focuses his practice on corporate taxation, in particular international and European tax law, the taxation of partnerships and corporations, income tax law, personal corporate taxes, as well as representation in court, including the “Federal Fiscal Court”.

Gero is especially experienced in fundamental issues of wage taxation, including compliance issues, the representation of companies in connection with criminal tax investigations against employees, and the taxation of non-profit organizations. He is also a certified tax lawyer.

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  • Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers™, Germany: Tax Law, 2021-2025
  • International Tax Review, World Tax, 2022-2023
  • JUVE Tax Handbook, Frequently recommended, 2021-2022


  • International Fiscal Association
  • Association of certified tax Lawyers
  • German-American Lawyers Association
  • Osnabrücker Steuerforum


Licensed Tax Specialist
University of Osnabrück, Dr. jur.
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich


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