Thomas J. (T.J.) Fraser, Jr.

Thomas J. (T.J.) Fraser, Jr.

Contact Information

(904) 567-1062
(904) 567-1065
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Main Practice Areas

Additional Practice Areas

Business Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Corporate Finance; Venture Capital; Securities; Government Contracting; Complex Commercial Litigation; Complex Construction Litigation; Business Tort Litigation; Telecommunications and Trademarks

About Thomas J. (T.J.) Fraser, Jr.

T.J. Fraser represents clients in complex litigation, business transactions (including mergers, acquisitions, securities compliance and regulatory matters) and government contracts compliance and litigation (including representation of clients before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals).  He brings years of business experience to his client relationships with the ultimate goal of helping his clients reach their business objectives and personal goals.  His wide range of experience includes being involved in a number of businesses as a principal, as well as acting as lead counsel in a wide variety of matters including venture capital transactions, government contracting disputes, complex commercial litigation matters, and general business strategic advice.

T.J. began his legal career at the Jacksonville law firm of Rogers Towers, P.A., where he served in both the corporation and litigation departments.  After leaving Rogers Towers, T.J. was involved in a number of ventures as a principal, including acting as the General Counsel and Senior Vice President of a telecommunications company, serving in a similar capacity for an early stage company formed to commercialize a plasma energy technology, acting as the managing member of a number of real estate ventures, and being involved with several other ventures in a variety of areas.


  • University of Florida, College of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Member, University of Florida Law Review
  • University of Florida, B.A. (Economics), High Honors, 1994

Professional Recognition

  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • 40 under 40 Professional Recognition by Jacksonville Business Journal in 2012
  • Top Lawyers listed in Jacksonville's 904 Magazine

Professional Background

  • Notable Client Work:
  • Successfully defended defense contractor in $80 million lawsuit
  • Successfully represented borrower in $65 million loan default dispute
  • Successfully represented borrower in recapitalization of $47 million loan
  • Successfully represented company in a $45 million capital raise
  • Lead counsel in sale of software company for $40+ million
  • Represented seller of $40+ million condominium project
  • Successfully represented borrower in restructuring $33 million construction loan
  • Represented seller of $25 million apartment complex
  • Represented plaintiff in arbitration action which resulted in a $20+ million contract extension
  • Obtained $2+ million judgment for fraud against the promoter of a mezzanine debt investment
  • Obtained $850,000 arbitration award for breach of fiduciary duty claims brought against registered representatives of a broker–dealer

Professional Affiliations

  • Director, Bright Holidays, 2005-present
  • Director, Otis F. Smith Kids Foundation, 2002-2004
  • Board of Governors, Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, 1999-2002
  • Associate, Chester Bedell Inns of Court, 2000-2001
  • Admitted, Florida Bar, 1998
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • Admitted, United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Investment Banking Licenses (Mr. Fraser holds his Series 24 (securities principal), 79 (investment banking), 82 (private securities offerings), and 63 ("Blue Sky") securities licenses)