Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Jason's Profile

Jason is an associate in Maynard’s Corporate Section where he focuses his practice in the areas of tax and domestic and global mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Maynard, Jason was a Senior Associate in the International Tax & Transaction Advisory Services group at one of the Big Four accounting and professional services firms as well as a tax associate with a Florida law firm.

Jason has advised large multi-national corporations on tax-efficient restructurings, legal entity rationalization, intercompany refinancing, and federal and international tax compliance. He has handled the creation, reorganization, and disposition of corporations, partnerships, and other closely-held businesses, as well as general corporate matters for a wide range of business entities.

For companies and private equity firms considering mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic initiatives, Jason has experience providing advisory services throughout all phases of the transaction process. His experience includes conducting federal tax due diligence, reviewing and creating tax benefit and structuring models, and preparing detailed reports of potential pre and post-closing tax liability exposures. He also provides legal advice regarding the structuring and drafting of stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, and other corporate transactional matters.

Jason attended the University of Florida where he earned both a J.D. and Master of Laws in Taxation from the Levin College of Law. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida and a M.B.A. with a specialization in Corporate Finance from the University’s Hough Graduate School of Business.

Jason's Experience

  • Provided tax counsel to a Fortune 200 client’s tax department on U.S. and international tax law changes, creating tax benefit and alternative capital structure models based on proposed 2021 Greenbook & anticipated US tax reform; presented research to the client’s audit committee & C-suite executives on effective tax planning strategies
  • Performed extensive legal research and comprehensive case law analysis for numerous on-going cases including a multijurisdictional class action suit with financial impacts in excess of $15,000,000


State Bar: Florida

  • University of Florida
    • 2017, Master of Law in Taxation, Levin College of Law

  • University of Florida
    • 2016, Master of Business Administration, Hough Graduate School of Business

  • University of Florida
    • 2016, J.D., Levin College of Law, Dean’s List Recipient (Fall 2015)

  • University of Florida
    • 2013, B.S. in Business Administration

Monday, April 25, 2022


Maynard continues to grow with the recent addition of five attorneys in several areas of practice across its footprint. The Firm is pleased to welcome the following attorneys as Associates in their respective practice areas: Destinee C. Small, Securities and Financial Services Litigation, Birmingham, AL Matthew Chipman, Insurance and Financial...

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