Areas of Practice
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 2015
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2013, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif; Tulane Tax Institute Award
  • The University of Alabama, B.S., 2009, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 2015
  • New York, 2014
James Martin
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8293 tel
504.589.8293 fax

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James R. Martin is an associate in the firm’s Tax & Estates Practice Group and practices in the firm’s New Orleans office. Before joining Jones Walker LLP, Mr. Martin represented developers, investors, and lenders in tax credit projects, including federal historic tax credits, new markets tax credits, low-income housing tax credits, and various state tax credits. He also represented individuals, LLCs, and corporations in a variety of business transactions, including formations, liquidations, mergers, reorganizations, asset purchases, entity purchases, and like-kind exchanges.

In addition, Mr. Martin worked in the Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS where he drafted Treasury regulations, revenue procedures, notices, private letter rulings, and other tax guidance. He also worked with the Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service attorneys to structure settlements and resolve taxpayer disputes.

Mr. Martin holds a Master of Laws in Taxation from the New York University School of Law. He received his juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and received the Tulane Tax Institute Award.