512.370.2886 Direct
512.370.2850 Fax
San Antonio (secondary office)
210.277.6800 Direct
210.277.6810 Fax

Marcus Brooks is a member of Winstead's Tax Practice Group.  Marcus focuses primarily on tax work with a focus on tax controversy and tax litigation.  He has represented clients in a variety of income tax and transfer tax matters at audit, before the IRS Appeals Office, before the U.S. Tax Court, in the U.S. District Court, and before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He has served as lead counsel in tax cases involving million dollar adjustments in both the U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Court.  Marcus has also represented clients in contested matters with state and local taxing authorities.

In addition, Marcus routinely advises clients on federal and state tax matters connected to significant business transactions and general compliance issues. He has advised a broad range of taxpayers—including private and publicly-held companies, investment funds, estates, and individuals—on a wide array of tax issues including complex partnership tax matters, corporate tax issues, international taxation and transfer pricing strategies, state tax implications of interstate business activity in various states, and exemption issues.

Marcus’s practice routinely puts him at the intersection of complex business and litigation matters.  He has been fortunate to be able to serve as outside general counsel for a number of his clients and takes pride in helping them solve problems and seize opportunities effectively and efficiently.

After law school Marcus served as a law clerk for The Honorable James L. Dennis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Marcus also serves as an adjunct professor at Baylor University Law School, where he teaches an application course covering federal taxation of closely held business entities, and has taught classes in Baylor University's Masters of Taxation Program, covering federal tax research and procedure.

Search Tips:

You may use the wildcard symbol (*) as a root expander.  A search for "anti*" will find not only "anti", but also "anti-trust", "antique", etc.

Entering two terms together in a search field will behave as though an "OR" is being used.  For example, entering "Antique Motorcars" as a Client Name search will find results with either word in the Client Name.


AND and OR may be used in a search.  Note: they must be capitalized, e.g., "Project AND Finance." 

The + and - sign operators may be used.  The + sign indicates that the term immediately following is required, while the - sign indicates to omit results that contain that term. E.g., "+real -estate" says results must have "real" but not "estate".

To perform an exact phrase search, surround your search phrase with quotation marks.  For example, "Project Finance".

Searches are not case sensitive.

back to top