|Senior Tax Attorney
|Colorado College (BA),
Willamette University College of Law (JD)
Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Colorado College and earned his law degree on an academic scholarship from Willamette University College of Law. He holds a license in good standing with the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon. Consistent with the unblemished track record of all Fortress attorneys, Peter Brantley has never been disciplined by the Oregon Bar Association. Prior to becoming a tax negotiation professional, Peter honed his legal skills as an extern for the Oregon Supreme Court and became an expert in a wide variety of governmental legal issues as the sole law clerk for Oregon’s Administrative Law Judges at the Office of Administrative Hearings.
With his prior experience in government-related administrative law and high-stakes corporate litigation, along with over a decade of experience as an attorney at Fortress focused solely on resolving serious back tax liabilities, Peter is a formidable defender of taxpayers in collections with both the Internal Revenue Service and numerous state taxing authorities.
While generally affable in demeanor, Peter has demonstrated excellent instinct and judgment in terms of “choosing his battles wisely” with the taxing authorities. Under appropriate circumstances, Peter will not hesitate to fight relentlessly for the benefit of his clients. This dynamic and tactful approach has led to regular occurrences of remarkable results for the benefit of Peter’s clients.