Jason Doss (Marietta, GA)
Jason Doss is the owner of The Doss Firm, LLC, an Atlanta-based law firm devoted to representing consumers across the country in a variety of areas including investment disputes and consumer class action litigation. He has helped recover millions in damages from well-known financial services companies on behalf of individual investors who lost their life savings due to bad investment advice and in some cases, financial fraud.
Notably, Mr. Doss successfully represented a large of group of investors who were defrauded in a Ponzi scheme at the Atlanta-based mega-church, New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. The case was deemed as one of the largest church-based affinity fraud schemes in American history, received national media attention, and was featured on the popular ABC show Nightline. In addition, Jason Doss was co-lead counsel on two separate consumer class action cases against two of Georgia’s largest natural gas providers, obtaining class settlements totaling $18.5 million on behalf of over 750,000 Georgia residents for alleged overcharges.
Jason Doss is past-President and a current Board of Directors member of Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA). PIABA is an international bar association devoted to protecting the rights of the investing public. Mr. Doss is also a founding board member and current President and CEO of The PIABA Foundation, a charitable organization devoted to promoting investor education.
Jason Doss believes that the best way to avoid becoming a victim of consumer fraud and/or investment abuse is through education. To help prevent investment and consumer abuse, Mr. Doss co-authored a book with best-selling author and investment adviser Frank Armstrong III, entitled The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim? It was released in January 2009 and is currently sold at book stores across the country.
In addition, Mr. Doss serves as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University College of Law and helps run the Investor Advocacy Clinic, a law clinic allowing law students the opportunity to provide supervised representation of aggrieved investors who cannot otherwise obtain and/or afford an attorney to represent them in disputes with financial advisors and brokerage firms.
Mr. Doss has also written and lectured on legal topics related to securities arbitration. Jason Doss co-authored his second book entitled, A Practitioner’s Guide To Securities Arbitration, which was published by the American Bar Association and released in March 2013. That book is used at many law schools across the country as a primary text to teach students about securities arbitration practice and procedure.
Jason Doss co-authored two Georgia Bar Journal articles, Holmes v. Grubman: The Supreme Court of Georgia Balances Financial Advisor Common Law Liability (February 2011) and Georgia Securities Act – Let the Buyer Beware (June 2005). He has also published several law articles on investment-related topics in the PIABA Bar Journal. Notably, in 2014, while PIABA President, Mr. Doss released two reports entitled The Inequality of Investor Access To Information (March 2014) and The Importance of Arbitrator Disclosure (October 2014). Both reports received national news coverage from publications such as the USA Today, Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Reuters. Those publications have also relied on Mr. Doss for analysis of other investment related legal issues.
Jason Doss has also been politically active in Washington D.C. over the last several years in raising awareness and advocating in favor of law designed to protect investing public.
Mr. Doss earned his J.D. from Florida State University in 2002 and his B.A. from the University of Florida in 1997. He is admitted to the bars of Florida and Georgia as well the 11th Circuit and other federal district courts.
- J.D., Florida State University, 2002
- FSU Alumni Board of Directors from 2002-2005
- Mock Trial Best Advocate Award
- Mock Trial Coaches Award
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
- Georgia State Bar
- Florida State Bar
- Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association
- Member Since: 2001
- PIABA is an international organization devoted to protecting the rights of the investing public.
- Jason Doss is a member of the Editorial Board of the PIABA Bar Journal and served as its Editor-In-Chief from 2005-2007.
- The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim? Jason R. Doss and Frank Armstrong III, (2009)
- Georgia Securities Act – Let the Buyer Beware, Jason R. Doss (Co-Author) Georgia Bar Journal (2005)