Cruz is a member of the Business Department. In his practice, Cruz counsels business owners and companies on a wide-range of transactional matters such as entity formation, taxation and contract negotiation. Cruz’s practice also includes working with individuals and businesses regarding mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and business succession planning. Prior to joining Dowling Aaron Incorporated, Cruz worked as a Financial Analyst for Summit Partners and, prior to that role, as a Tax Consultant for Deloitte.
Cruz attended law school at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he served as President of the Sports Law Society and received Certificates in Business Law and Entertainment Law. Prior to graduating, Cruz also worked as a judicial extern in the chambers of the Honorable Kevin C. Brazile at the Los Angeles Superior Court—Stanley Mosk Courthouse.
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- State Bar of California
- Certified Public Accountant