Adam Crow

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Adam focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, business planning, commercial transactions, and taxation.  He represents clients in connection with trust and estate matters, and regularly provides counsel to closely-held business owners and other high net worth individuals on succession planning and tax planning. Adam also represents clients in diverse industries on a wide range of transactional matters, including entity formations, governance, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, and related tax issues.  In addition, Adam serves as “outside general counsel” for closely-held businesses and coordinates other legal needs outside his primary practice areas.

 

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Adam focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, business planning, commercial transactions, and taxation.  He represents clients in connection with trust and estate matters, and regularly provides counsel to closely-held business owners and other high net worth individuals on succession planning and tax planning. Adam also represents clients in diverse industries on a wide range of transactional matters, including entity formations, governance, mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, and related tax issues.  In addition, Adam serves as “outside general counsel” for closely-held businesses and coordinates other legal needs outside his primary practice areas.

 

Experience

In his practice, Adam regularly:

    • Represents closely-held business owners, beneficiaries, and other high net worth individuals in all aspects of estate and trust planning, including preparation of wills, trusts, and other wealth transfer documents, review of existing documents, matters involving family owned entities and legacy properties, premarital planning, formation of private foundations and other charitable entities, and related income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax planning matters
    • Develops and implements succession plans for the transfer of interests in closely-held businesses and properties, often involving buy-sell agreements, reorganizations, advanced tax issues, and related matters
    • Represents fiduciaries with the administration of complex estates and trusts, including coordinating and fulfilling tax filing requirements and other obligations, assisting with related transfers of business interests, planning involving income, estate, and generation-skipping tax matters, and assisting with related audits and disputes
    • Advises clients in various industries, including Healthcare, Automotive, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Agriculture, Real Estate, and Manufacturing, with regard to business formation, structure, governance, financing transactions, and other tax and operational issues
    • Represents closely-held entities in connection with mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, dispositions, and related tax planning
    • Represents individual investors and entities in connection with various forms of I.R.C. § 1031 like-kind exchanges and related planning and transactional matters
    • Provides counsel to taxpayers in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration with regard to tax audits, appeals, and litigation
    • Serves as “outside general counsel” with respect to various transactional matters and coordinates other legal needs outside his primary practice areas

Honors

Best Lawyers in America-Trusts and Estates 2017 

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Tax 2009-2015

Affiliations

American Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Tax Section, Chair, 2014-2015

Pulaski County Bar Association

Volunteer for Central Arkansas Legal Services (VOCALS)

Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXIX

The First Tee of Central Arkansas, Member of Board of Directors

Education

New York University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation), 2006

University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D. (honors), 2005

Arkansas Law Review, Member, 2004-2005

University of Arkansas, B.S.B.A. Finance, 2002

Admissions

Arkansas