Fernando Juarez, LL.M. EA, is an International Tax Principal with Freeman Law. He advises on complex U.S. and international tax planning. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border transactions. Additionally, he is experienced in voluntary disclosures, FBAR, and international compliance.
Fernando’s expertise in tax planning extends to Fortune 500 companies, family offices, and medium and small businesses. His primary areas of expertise include inbound structures for international investors and outbound tax planning for U.S. based companies. He is a frequent speaker at conferences involving tax topics in the U.S. and around the world. Recent speaking engagements include the Organization for the Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France; the Tax Executives Institute in Houston, the Start Up Week in San Antonio and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Texas. Fernando has published multiple tax articles with international editors such as Thomson Reuters and the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) in the Netherlands.
Fernando received his law degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City and holds a Master’s in Laws from Stanford Law School, where he served as the first Hispanic Chair of the Stanford Tax Club. He is licensed to provide tax advice in the U.S. and Mexico.
Currently, he is a National Reporter for the Observatory for the Protection of Taxpayer’s Rights by the IBFD. Until 2020, he was serving as the Secretary of the International section of the San Antonio Bar Association.