Jim Williams areas of expertise includes taxation, business combinations and mergers, estate planning and tax controversy. Jim has extensive experience providing wealth transfer advisory services to key executives as well as compliance and advisory services to a wide range of financial institution clients, as well as other for-profit, non-profit, and governmental entities.
Having served in general counsel positions for both publicly held and private entities, Jim’s practice focuses on complex issues pertaining to real estate, trusts and estates, domestic and international taxation of limited liability companies, partnerships and corporations, merger and acquisition activities, and estate planning for high net-worth individuals. Drawing upon both his accounting and legal backgrounds, Jim has presented frequently at continuing education seminars.
B.S.B.A. with Major in Accounting, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville
Supreme Court of Arkansas – 1978
Supreme Court of the United States – 1988
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit – 2012
United States Tax Court – 2008
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas – 1992