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 companies and individuals who are the targets of federal white collar criminal investigations with a special emphasis on criminal tax investigations and prosecutions, domestic voluntary disclosures, the 2012 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI) and sensitive civil IRS examinations.
Mr. Horn is a certified criminal trial attorney in New Jersey 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.