Karim P. Husain is the Managing Attorney of Brandywine Tax Resolution. After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Mr. Husain began his legal career by serving as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Robert A. Latrone of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas and subsequently to the Hon. Charles A. Lord of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. Attorney Husain’s experience as a trial and appellate law clerk has given him keen insight into the judicial and litigation process. While clerking on the Commonwealth Court, Mr. Husain had significant responsibility for assisting in the drafting of legal opinions related to complex state and local taxation issues. After completing his judicial clerkships, Mr. Husain joined the tax department of the “Big 4” international accounting firm KPMG as a senior tax associate. At KPMG, Mr. Husain was responsible for the implementation of sophisticated corporate tax saving strategies for clients across a broad spectrum of industries including internet commerce, retail and manufacturing. Attorney Husain also gained valuable experience at KPMG providing counsel in the area of federal, state and local tax controversies involving corporate and personal income tax, sales tax and employment tax matters.
Mr. Husain entered the private practice of law after earning his Master of Laws In Taxation from the Villanova University School of Law. The graduate tax program at Villanova Law School is an intensive program in tax law taught by leading tax practitioners including members of the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel. Attorney Husain earned his graduate tax degree in two years while attending classes in the evening. The instruction that Mr. Husain received at Villanova has proven invaluable in providing his clients with cutting edge solutions to their tax problems and truly has made him uniquely qualified as a tax litigation and controversy attorney.
Since entering private practice Attorney Husain has represented hundreds of Taxpayers and has enjoyed a well earned reputation as a tax attorney that is relentless in the pursuit of his clients’ objectives. As Managing Attorney of Brandywine Tax Resolution it is Attorney Husain’s commitment to provide this superior quality of service.
Honors & Awards:
Top Tax Lawyer – Main Line Today Magazine
Martindale-Hubbell, Distinguished Client Review Rating
AVVO, Excellent Rating
First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Pro Bono Roll of Honor, 2010
Outstanding Pro Bono Efforts for Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2004
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1997
Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1997
U.S. Tax Court, 2004
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2005
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2006
Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania 1999
Master of Laws in Taxation
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1997
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1993
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Montgomery Bar Association, Probate & Tax Section
Chester County Bar Association
1971, Cleveland, Ohio
When he isn’t working, Mr. Husain enjoys travel, skiing, gardening and spending time with his wife and young daughter.