About Geoff

Geoff Burnham is an Advisory Services director in the Forensic & Litigation Support department of Marcum’s Philadelphia office. An attorney and former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) Criminal Investigation Division, Mr. Burnham joined Marcum in 2022 with more than 15 years of experience in tax, criminal tax, and leading complex internal investigations (both domestic and international) focusing on tax evasion, filing false tax returns, money laundering, bank fraud and other financial related crimes.

Mr. Burnham is well versed in international tax and forensic issues, such as voluntary disclosures, Foreign Bank and Financial Account (“FBAR”) issues. He is also skilled in asset forfeiture in both the civil and criminal arenas.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • American Bar Association

Articles & Presentations

  • Freeman Law International Tax Symposium (November 2021), Speaker- Offshore Tax Compliance
  • ACAMS, Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crimes Conference (April 2017), Speaker- Systematizing SAR Investigative and Filing Processes
Education

Juris Doctor
University of Maryland School of Law

Bachelor of Science, Finance
University of Maryland

Accreditations & Designations

Certified Fraud Examiner Designation (“CFE”)
District of Columbia, Bar License
United States Tax Court Admission

Prior Experience

Law Office of A. Lavar Taylor
Attorney, Santa Ana, CA (June 2021 – May 2022)
Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation
Special Agent, Miami and Los Angeles (March 2008 – June 2021)

Awards & Recognition

Criminal Investigation’s Chief’s Award, Internal Revenue Service
Three Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards, Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office