Greg Brown

Tax Partner

With over 30 years of tax experience, Tax Partner Greg Brown specializes in tax planning, compliance, and tax consulting.

Greg was instrumental in establishing our Venture Capital and Technology Practice and works extensively with venture capital firms, privately-held technology companies, and high net worth individuals. He is an expert in investment partnership and technology company taxation.

Greg is active in the Firm’s tax department education efforts. He also serves as a mentor in the Firm’s emerging leaders development program.

Greg is a frequent panelist and speaker covering various tax topics and current business issues impacted by current or pending tax law changes. Greg has published many articles in The San Jose and San Francisco Business Journal, Smart Business Magazine, and The New York Times.

Greg received a bachelor’s degree in taxation from San Jose State University in 1984 and a master’s in taxation degree from Golden Gate University in 2000.  He is a licensed CPA in California.

Anyone who knows Greg knows his passion for cycling and his commitment to the American Diabetes Association. Greg is a member of the Big Ring Riders cycling team who annually rides Tour de Cure to support the Association’s research and advocacy efforts.  In between cycling and volunteering for the many local events, he escapes up to Arnold with his wife and family for hiking, fly fishing, kayaking, and riding bikes (of course!). Greg enjoys watching live sports and cheering on the Giants and the Niners. He also appreciates a good non-fiction book, wrenching on his bikes, doing puzzles, and binge-watching with his family.


Insights from Gregory C. Brown


Minimize Multistate Tax Surprises During a Transaction


San Francisco Lessors: Get Ready for the New Gross Receipts Tax