Jason B. Freeman
Mr. Freeman, a dual-credentialed attorney-CPA, author, law professor, and trial attorney, is the firm’s founding and managing member. He represents clients in litigation and disputes, with a particular focus on federal and state tax controversies, as well as white-collar and financial disputes, both civil and criminal. He also advises and assists clients with tax and regulatory compliance, including domestic and international tax and regulatory reporting requirements.
Recent litigation experience includes serving as trial counsel in a criminal tax evasion and conspiracy jury trial in the Federal District Court for the United States Virgin Islands. In addition, Mr. Freeman represents clients in appellate matters, recently serving as lead appellate counsel, presenting oral argument in a case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Leveraging his CPA background, Mr. Freeman often represents clients in complex financial and regulatory matters that involve sophisticated forensic accounting analyses. He has handled more than a hundred IRS audits and other investigations, and has represented clients facing a broad array of tax and white-collar or financial-related charges, including tax evasion, bank fraud, money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act violations, securities fraud, computer intrusion and Medicare fraud, as well as clients in disputes with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). He also represents clients in asset forfeiture cases.
Mr. Freeman has been recognized multiple times by D Magazine, a D Magazine Partner service, as one of the Best lawyers in Dallas for tax law, and by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service, as a Rising Star in tax law. In recognition of his professional accomplishments, he was named the 2015 Young CPA of the Year in the State of Texas by the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA) (an award given to only one CPA in the state of Texas under 40) during the TSCPA’s centennial year.
Mr. Freeman serves on the law faculty at Southern Methodist University’s School of Law, where he teaches a course in the law of federal income taxation. He is a frequent public speaker across the country, presenting and educating on various legal topics. He is the President of the North Texas chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs, serves as a board member of the TSCPA’s Executive Board, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Society of CPAs. He is an editor on the TSCPA Editorial Board and serves as the Tax Topic Columnist for Today’s CPA Magazine. He is also very involved with the tax sections of the Texas State Bar and the American Bar Association.
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- J.D., High Honors and Order of the Coif, The University of Texas School of Law, 2009
- Student Clerk, Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Texas Supreme Court
- Articles and Notes Editor, Texas International Law Journal
- Research Assistant, Professor Stanley M. Johanson
- M.P.A., Accounting, The University of Texas, 2005
- B.B.A., The University of Texas, 2005