About Brotman Law

We saw a purpose and built a tax law firm to support the needs of businesses, their officers, and their owners. First and foremost, we are a business founded on the idea that people do business with people. This is about our people. 

Our Mission

Brotman Law assists a select number of clients and helps them to achieve their personal, professional and financial goals.

We believe you can achieve great things when freed from the burdens of your tax problems. Our clients help and heal others, build and design, run businesses and households, and seemingly move mountains on an almost daily basis. They excel at being great parents, sons, daughters, spouses, and friends. They dream big and swing for the fences, even if it means that they sometimes stumble. Our clients inspire us, we admire them as people, and that is why we advocate tirelessly on their behalf.

Those words, originally written in the infancy of our firm, are still true today. At our core is the idea that our business is a platform built for the success of our clients, our team members, and their families. 


Our History

Like all businesses, this one started as a dream.

Supported by the trust and confidence our clients place in us, the love and dedication of our team, both past and present, and some good old-fashioned sweat equity, we have grown this firm more than ten times larger than our first year in practice and were the 14th fastest-growing law firm in the country in 2018. 

  • December 28, 2013
    Our first client. The doors were not supposed to open for another five days, but someone got to us early and we resolved his issue before the clock struck midnight for 2014. 
  • 2014
    The firm moves into its first formal office on Saratoga Avenue in the Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego. We were a small tax law firm with three employees, a laid-back vibe, and a killer ocean view. 
  • 2018

    Brotman Law moves into our office at 402 W. Broadway. Almost four years had passed, but in that span our firm had developed into one of the leading tax firms in Southern California. We received national attention and contributed to articles for the New York Times (the front page) and the Wall Street Journal. 

  • Today
    We are better today than we ever have been in the past. Our history will always be ingrained in who we are, but the firm has so many more resources and avenues to help our clients.  Over a decade of truly stellar results for those we represent and more than a billion saved in taxes, we look forward to the future and to our legacy as a firm. When we finish whatever road we are on, we want to be remembered for all the positive change that we have created for our clients, their employees, and ours. We don't settle for less. 
Our Core Values

We strive to be the firm that we would hire if faced with a difficult or challenging tax issue.

Fight for Our Clients

We fight for and protect you no matter how great the odds or insurmountable the problem seems. Tax matters take skill and strategy, but also require tenacity in certain circumstances to get the job done. At Brotman Law, we think outside the box and keep our eye on your goal. Being bold often yields the best results.  

Meet People Where They Are

People do business with people. We believe our firm embodies the firm that we would want to do business with ourselves if we had a tax issue in need of resolution. Our team treats all people with respect, empathy, and compassion. We want to meet you where you are, no matter what level, and work to get you where you want to be. 

Be a Grown Up

At Brotman Law, everybody does their job up and down the chain of command. Egos are left at the door. We deliver on all our commitments to our clients, to our team, and to ourselves. We take 100% personal responsibility for our actions and own our mistakes when we make them. Honesty and integrity are ingrained in our culture.

Be the Anti-Lawyer

What do you call 1000 lawyers swimming at the bottom of the ocean? A good start. We strive to correct the worst stereotypes and ills of our chosen profession. Being a lawyer does not put you on a pedestal. Our team members are authentic, easy to communicate with, and real. We have lives and families outside of the office and are human beings while we are in it. 

Brotman Law has been featured in

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