As a former Assistant United States Attorney and U.S. Department of Justice Trial Attorney (Tax Division), Mr. Phillips has substantial experience, training, and resources for handling complex, high-impact civil tax controversy and criminal tax defense litigation cases. While serving as a United States Department of Justice Trial Attorney in the Tax Division (Honors Program) and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Florida, Mr. Phillips handled numerous civil and criminal tax matters and served as the lead Asset Forfeiture attorney in the Orlando office of the United States Attorney where he also prosecuted a large number of white collar criminal cases.
As a top rated Florida white collar criminal defense attorney, Mr. Phillips has represented numerous clients throughout the U.S. When your matter impacts your freedom, life-time accomplishments and reputation, you need an attorney with the ability to navigate every challenge.
Mr. Phillips is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Florida in the acclaimed L.L.M. in Taxation program (Procedures in Tax Fraud Course) and at Barry University (White Collar Crime and Income Tax courses).
Some of Brian's reported cases include: U.S. v. Kowalik, 809 F.Supp. 1571 (S.D.Fla. 1992); Boca Airport, Inc. v. U.S., 838 F.Supp 576 (S.D. Fla. 1993); Boca Airport, Inc., v. U.S., 840 F.Supp. 120 (S.D.Fla. 1992); Macks v. Clinton, 843 F.Supp. 1440 (M.D.Fla. 1993); United Petro/Energy Corp. v. U.S., 846 F.Supp. 993 (S.D.Fla. 1994); U.S. v. Stoecklin 848 F.Supp. 1521 (M.D.Fla. 1994); Kowalik v. Morris, 1993, WL,484949, 72 A.F.T.R.2d 93-5888, 93-2 USTC P 50, 575 (S.D.Fla., Aug 23, 1993) (No. 92-7209-CIV-MARCUS); Macks v. Clinton, 1993 WL 597112, 72 F.R.T.R.2d 93-6046 (M.D.Fla., Sep 01, 1993 No. 91-1069-CIV-J-20); In re Wines, 122 B.R. 804 (Bankr.S.D.Fla., 1991 modified, 1992 WL 200602, Bankr.L.Rep. P 74, 674 (S.D.Fla., Apr 08, 1992)(No. 91-0433-CIV-MARCUS); and quite a few others.