Gary Bluestein focuses his practice exclusively on tax representation. Prior to entering private practice, Gary served as a Senior Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service and was a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Gary was hired by the Department of Treasury through the Government’s Honors Program. During his Government Service, Gary represented the IRS in both the United States Tax Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court. He also served on several National Task Forces addressing IRS enforcement issues and received numerous Government Merit Awards for his work.

For 20 years Gary was an Adjunct Professor of Tax Practice & Procedure at the University at Buffalo School of Law and has taught in the Canisius College’s Master in Tax Program. Gary frequently lectures and writes on a variety of topics relating to tax representation for numerous local and national professional groups. 



ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
  • New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Education
  • University at Buffalo, School of Law, The State University of New York, J.D., 1984
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., cum laude, 1981

Professional Associations
  • Bar Association of Erie County 
    • Tax Committee
    • Bankruptcy Committee
  • Institute on Taxation
    • Planning Committee

Honors & Awards
  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, 2008-2023
  • Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, Legal Elite of WNY, 2015

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT 
  • Feedmore of WNY, Board Member
  • White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary, President 
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