John A. Dragovits

John A. Dragovits

JOHN A. DRAGOVITS is a member of the Firm’s commercial group where he focuses his practice on tax, real estate, and public finance law. He helps the New Mexico Finance Authority with several loan programs, including the Cannabis Microbusiness Program, the New Markets Tax Credit Program, and the Colonias Infrastructure Fund. He most recently served as a legal extern in the City of Albuquerque’s Consumer Financial Protection Initiative. Prior to that position, John was a legal intern at the Internal Revenue Service in its Taxpayer Advocate Service and New Mexico Legal Aid in its Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. In both roles, he guided taxpayers through their issues with the tax code and provided education on beneficial tax policies such as Earned Income Tax Credits.

John earned a B.S. from the University of Texas and his J.D. from Arizona State University. He is currently working on his Tax LL.M. with the New York University Law Graduate Tax Program with an anticipated graduation date of May 2025. The focus of his studies centers on local and state tax and pass-through entities.

Before John became a lawyer, he was a news producer for KRQE News 13. He hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2012, the Pacific Trail in 2014, and the Continental Divide Trail in 2016.


  • New Mexico, 2021


  • Arizona State University, 2021, J.D.
  • University of Texas, 2011, B.S., Radio-TV-Film

Professional & Community Involvement

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • State Bar of New Mexico, Tax Law Section – Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association
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