Adam Crow

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Adam has a broad practice in the areas of estate and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities, and taxation. He provides counsel to high net worth individuals, personal representatives, and trustees in regard to trust and estate matters and develops plans to preserve and protect family wealth and minimize tax burdens. Adam also represents clients in a wide range of business matters, including the acquisition and disposition of business interests, company formation and governance, financing matters, and real estate transactions. In addition, he advises clients with respect to complex federal and state tax planning and controversies.

Adam has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America, Chambers and Partners High Net Worth, and Mid-South Super Lawyers. Chambers and Partners recognized his skill in tax, estate planning, and fiduciary matters, and his commitment to his clients, noting “He is very, very responsive” and “He stays on task until the job is done.”

 

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Adam has a broad practice in the areas of estate and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and securities, and taxation. He provides counsel to high net worth individuals, personal representatives, and trustees in regard to trust and estate matters and develops plans to preserve and protect family wealth and minimize tax burdens. Adam also represents clients in a wide range of business matters, including the acquisition and disposition of business interests, company formation and governance, financing matters, and real estate transactions. In addition, he advises clients with respect to complex federal and state tax planning and controversies.

Adam has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America, Chambers and Partners High Net Worth, and Mid-South Super Lawyers. Chambers and Partners recognized his skill in tax, estate planning, and fiduciary matters, and his commitment to his clients, noting “He is very, very responsive” and “He stays on task until the job is done.”

 

Experience

Business owners, beneficiaries, and other high net worth individuals: Provides representation 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, and related income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax planning matters

Businesses and their owners: 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

Personal representatives and trustees: 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

Businesses and their owners: 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

Businesses and their owners: Represents business entities in connection with mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, dispositions, and related tax planning

Investors:  Represents individual investors and entities in connection with various forms of I.R.C. § 1031 like-kind exchanges and related planning and transactional matters

Individual and corporate taxpayers:  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

Charitable entities and their donors: Represents clients in the formation and operation of private foundations and other charitable entities and related tax planning

Closely-held businesses: Serves as “outside general counsel” with respect to various transactional matters and coordinates other legal needs outside his primary practice areas

Honors

Chambers and Partners High Net Worth – Private Wealth Law, 2018
Best Lawyers in America – Trusts and Estates 2017 – 2018
Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Tax 2009-2012, 2014-2018

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