- Partner | Tax
Jason Schwartz is a tax partner and co-heads the firm's Digital Assets and Blockchain Practice. He specializes in tax issues relating to financial products, securitizations, funds, treaties, lending, and digital assets.
Jason has been recognized as an "Up and Coming" lawyer in Tax by Chambers USA and as a "Next Generation Partner" by Legal 500 US in Tax: Financial Products each year from 2017 to 2022.
Jason is the author of numerous tax articles and a Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolio regarding the taxation of CLOs. He is frequently asked to speak on a wide range of topics related to tax and digital assets, including at conferences hosted by the NYSBA and the ABA and at Korea Blockchain Week.
Jason is committed to pro bono work and community service. He oversees Fried Frank’s 501Foundry, a pro bono program that incorporates and obtains tax-exempt status for non-profit organizations.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Jason was a partner at a large international law firm.
Chambers and Partners |Chambers USA 2023 Recognizes Fried Frank as “Leading Firm”⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Quoted by Tax Notes ⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Quoted by The Defiant⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Featured on the Law of Code Podcast⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Quoted by RANE⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Quoted by Legaltech News on Predictions for New(er) Technologies in 2023⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Appeared on Real Vision Crypto TV⟶
Media mentions |Jason Schwartz Interviewed for The Encrypted Economy Podcast⟶
Chambers and Partners |Chambers USA 2022 Recognizes Fried Frank as “Leading Firm”⟶
Articles |Lack of Clarity Around Liquid Staking⟶
Articles |Analysis: Reading the Tea Leaves - What Enforcement Actions Mean for the U.S. Taxation of Crypto⟶
Client memorandum |New Proposed Regulations Could Substantially Impact Taxation of Foreign Investment in US Real Estate⟶
Articles |Analysis: Crypto Tax Loss Harvest Szn⟶
Speaking engagements |Wall Street Tax Association 2023 Spring Tax Conference⟶
Speaking engagements |NYSBA: The First Global Law Symposium⟶
Speaking engagements |Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2023⟶
Speaking engagements |D2 Summit⟶
Speaking engagements |Korea Blockchain Week 2022⟶
Speaking engagements |NYSBA Tax Section Summer Meeting 2022⟶
Speaking engagements |NYU School of Professional Studies Tax Conference⟶
Speaking engagements |Hybrid 2022 May Tax Meeting⟶
Speaking engagements |Metaversal⟶