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Obed DeLaCruz

Partner
Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
281-486-0677
866-273-6902 (Toll Free)
Fax:
281-486-0694
Email:

Obed De La Cruz was born and raised in East Houston within minutes from the port. He graduated from the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in 1991, and received an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996. That same year he joined Enron Corp and began his accounting career in tax, where he worked until receiving his law degree in 2005 from South Texas College of Law.

After law school, he joined Loren R. Cook and Associates, LLP (LRC), a boutique firm specializing in wealth protection and tax controversy. He resigned LRC to join Ernst & Young LLP's Federal Tax Group as a Sr. Tax Associate, and later left to work in the International Tax Department at Deloitte & Touche, LLP. Obed worked for Deloitte & Touche until taking the position as Corporate Counsel for Amigos Meat Distributors, L.P.

Obed De La Cruz is both a Texas licensed attorney and CPA.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Corporate Transaction Law
  • 35% Tax and Business Consulting
  • 25% Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2008

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 2005
  • University of Texas-Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1996
    • Major: Accounting

Past Employment Positions

  • Amigos Meat Distributors, L.P., Corporate Counsel, 2008 - 2010
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP, Senior Tax Associate, 2007 - 2008
  • Ernst & Young LLP, Senior Tax Associate, 2006 - 2007
  • Loren R. Cook & Associates, LLP, Associate, 2005 - 2006
  • Enron Corporation, Senior Tax Analyst, 1996 - 2005

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English