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Adrian Ochoa

Senior Associate


New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2014

Cornell University Law School, J.D., 2013

University of Arizona, B.A. in Accounting, summa cum laude, 2008

Bar Admissions


New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court


Clerk, Honorable Juan F. Vasquez of the United States Tax Court, 2014-2016


Adrian Ochoa grew up in the border town Nogales, Mexico where he experienced both the U.S. and Mexican cultures.  As a native Spanish speaker, Adrian particularly enjoys cross-border tax issues.  Early in life, Adrian learned to value cultural differences and discovered his passion for the law.  Adrian graduated from Cornell Law School with a J.D. and from NYU School of Law with a LL.M in tax law.

Prior to joining the firm, Adrian clerked for the Honorable Juan F. Vasquez of the United States Tax Court. Adrian drafted judicial opinions, orders and decisions, conducted legal research on issues presented to the Tax Court on a wide variety of tax matters.

Adrian represents entities and individuals, focusing his practice on representing clients in audits and administrative appeals before the Internal Revenue Service and in litigation in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts and the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Adrian, along with his friend and colleague Leo Unzeitig, is an adjunct professor of Tax Research at the University of Incarnate Word.

In his spare time, Adrian enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, practicing yoga, bike riding, and playing soccer.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio



Seminars & Presentations