John McWilliams

John M. McWilliams, CPA, JD, LL.M
Senior Tax Manager

Location:Brea, CA

Current active Attorney and CPA.

John M. McWilliams joined Frazer LLP in 2018. He has over 10 years of experience in public accounting, inclusive of Big 4. He has broad-based experience in tax with compliance and planning for clients in industries including Construction, Service, Technology, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Entertainment and Estate Tax. John experience encompasses Taxation, Federal and State Controversy, Corporate & Business Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Entity Reorganizations, Estate Planning. He has been responsible for reviewing, drafting and executing multiple engagements such as tax compliance, tax planning and administrative duties including billing, profitability analysis and engagement closing.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Business and Corporate Transactions;
  • M&A Structuring and Diligence
  • US Tax Court Controversy
  • Litigation and Consulting
  • Business Litigation
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Financial Analysis
  • SEC Reporting
  • Regulation


Tax LL.M., Masters in Tax Law, Corporate Law – Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University
J.D., Corporate Law Taxation – Southwestern University School of Law
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Accounting/Finance – The Ohio State University

Professional Associations and Activities:

Researched, authored and published articles pertaining to entertainment company’s intellectual property rights and tax implications.

Member of State Bar of California
Member of State Bar of Washington