University of Florida, J.D., with Honors
University of Florida, B.S.,
in Finance, with Honors
U.S. Southern District of Florida
U.S. Middle District of Florida
U.S. Northern District of Florida
United States Tax Court
Attorney General’s John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner’s Outstanding Achievement Award
Service to America Medal (finalist)
United States Department of Justice Outstanding Attorney Awards
Most Effective Lawyers, Criminal Justice
Chambers & Partners
Jeffrey Neiman is an experienced trial lawyer who regularly defends individuals and corporations in white-collar criminal litigation, matters involving tax controversies, government regulatory enforcement matters, internal investigations, compliance counseling, and complex civil litigation. Jeff has tried more than a dozen white-collar matters in federal court. Having worked at the forefront of the United States government’s offshore tax enforcement efforts, Jeff has vast experience assisting clients who find themselves with unreported or undeclared bank accounts outside of the United States. Jeff advises clients regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program as well as clients who face civil and criminal penalties for failing to file Foreign Bank Account Reports (“FBARs”).
Prior to MNR, Jeff had his own law firm that focused on white-collar and tax matters. An alum of the United States Department of Justice Attorney General’s Honors Program, Jeff began his career working for the Department of Justice Tax Division and then the Criminal Division, Fraud Section in Washington, D.C. He then served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, where he received national recognition for handling complex, high profile matters including the ground-breaking prosecution of Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS AG, for aiding American citizens to commit tax fraud. For his efforts on the UBS investigation, Jeff was awarded the Attorney General’s John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement and the Internal Revenue Service Commissioner’s Award, the highest recognition a prosecutor can receive.
Raised in South Florida, Jeff graduated with honors from the University of Florida and the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. Jeff currently serves as an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches Criminal Procedure and Tax Fraud in their graduate accounting executive program. Jeff also is a frequent lecturer, panelist, and contributor at national conferences on topics including offshore tax evasion, tax fraud, Ponzi schemes, and trial practice.