Robert P.
Merten III


Robert Merten III advises clients on an array of state and local tax issues, from planning and compliance to controversy and litigation. He advocates for clients before administrative bodies, and trial and appellate courts. Robert counsels on a full range of tax types, including sales and use, income and franchise taxes, as well as key related issues including apportionment, nexus, gross receipts, business and nonbusiness income, penalties, deductions and credits.

Before joining Sutherland, Robert represented high-profile individuals and large financial entities in business litigation, title insurance defense litigation, entertainment litigation and consumer finance litigation.

  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of California at Santa Barbara
Bar Admissions
  • California

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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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