Jake Lawrence

Jake Lawrence

Jake Lawrence

Jake has been with Richey May since 2013 and currently serves as a Senior Tax Manager. Jake is responsible for reviewing federal and multi-state tax returns, developing staff members, developing tax department processes and procedures and recruiting for the tax department. He specializes in serving the tax compliance and consulting needs of mortgage banking companies and residential loan servicers. Jake enjoys helping clients understand the tax opportunities and consequences that arise from the business decisions they make.


Prior to joining Richey May, Jake spent five years at KPMG, LLP preparing and reviewing large multi-tiered partnership and consolidated C corporation tax returns for clients in multiple industries, including real estate, private equity, oil and gas, and communication and entertainment. He worked on a number of large, consolidated C Corp clients at KPMG, including Dish Network and Echostar, both involving hundreds of entities.


Jake was inspired to pursue a career in accounting by his father, who is also an accountant. Jake attributes his success to a strong work ethic and desire to learn new things. He now resides in Denver, Colorado with his wife, Kim, and their daughter, Libby. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, soccer and golf, and being in the outdoors camping, hiking and fishing.


  • Utah Attorney License #11698



  • Utah Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • United States Tax Court



  • The University of Denver
    • Master of Laws, Taxation (LL.M.)
  • Gonzaga University
    • Juris Doctorate (JD)
  • Westminster College
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting