Lawrence S. Horn

Lawrence S. Horn

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Lawrence S. Horn is Chair of the Firm’s Business Crimes and Tax Litigation Practice Groups.  Mr. Horn received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.  He was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 1971-1978 where he specialized in tax fraud prosecutions.  Since 1979, his practice has consisted of defending individuals and companies who are the focus of federal white collar criminal investigations with a special emphasis on criminal tax investigations and prosecutions, domestic voluntary disclosures and the 2014 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (2014 OVDP).

Mr. Horn is certified by the State of New Jersey as a criminal trial attorney and is a frequent lecturer at national seminars and institutes concerning tax fraud and white collar crime defense issues.

He is the author of "The Tax Man Cometh" published in The Champion, the magazine of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also authored "Tax Evasion and Your Client: Imperfect Together," published in the New Jersey Lawyer.

Mr. Horn is a past Chairperson of a number of subcommittees of the Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties of the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1969
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1971
U.S. Supreme Court, 1980

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Rankings & Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®* 2001-2017, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Chambers USA®* 2006-2016, New Jersey Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations 
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2005-2016, Criminal Defense: White Collar
New York Metro Super Lawyers®* 2006-2015, Criminal Defense: White Collar and Tax
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* “The Top 100 Super Lawyers” 2008-2015
Benchmark Litigation: America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys®* 2015-2016
The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers®* 2013-2014, Business Crime Defence
Martindale-Hubbell®* AV rating
Jules Ritholz Memorial Merit Award 2010, presented by the American Bar Association Tax Section’s Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties “in recognition of outstanding dedication, achievements and integrity in the field of civil and criminal tax controversies”

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Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
Fellow, American Bar Association
Member, Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties, Section on Taxation, American Bar Association
Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers
Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
Member, Federal Bar Council

Community Affilitiations

Member, Boston Symphony Orchestra Board of Overseers
Member, Business Partners Committee, New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Member, Council of Trustees, New Jersey Performing Arts Center