Gregory Mitchell '94

Adjunct faculty

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Law | Federal Tax Clinic

Biography

Gregory Mitchell is an alumnus of both SMU as well as the SMU Dedman School of Law. Subsequently, he obtained an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. He began his tenure as the director of the law school’s federal taxpayer clinic in the spring of 2020.

Outside of SMU, Mr. Mitchell is a principal with Freeman Law, where he focuses on bankruptcy and tax work. Prior to joining Freeman Law, Mr. Mitchell was the managing partner of The Mitchell Law Firm, L.P., a small firm he started in 2004, where he ran a diverse practice primarily focused on bankruptcy, tax and related litigation matters.

Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Mitchell served as a Partner and General Counsel with Tax Automation, L.P., a national tax consulting firm. Mr. Mitchell was previously the National Director of Tax Technology at Ryan & Company, a national tax consulting practice, as well as a Senior Manager with KPMG, a “Big Four” accounting firm.

Mr. Mitchell is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas. He is an active member of the Texas Bar Association, currently serving as a member of the Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar. Mr. Mitchell is admitted to practice in all federal courts in the State of Texas, as well as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bankruptcy
  • Taxation
  • Tax Law

Education

B.S. in Economics, Southern Methodist University
J.D., SMU Dedman School of Law
LL.M., in Taxation, New York University

Courses

Federal Taxpayers Clinic