Jesse R. Adams, III: Lawyer with Jones Walker LLP

Jesse R. Adams, III

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Jay Adams is a partner in the firm's Tax & Estates Practice Group. Prior to joining Jones Walker, he was a founding member of the law firm of Oreck Crighton Adams & Chase. Mr. Adams has represented clients in matters involving practically every type of state and local tax in a number of states and local jurisdictions. He is a frequent speaker to a variety of professional organizations, including the Institute for Professionals in Taxation and the Tax Executives Institute. He recently prevailed in a landmark Louisiana state tax case, International Paper Company v. Bridges, in which the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a ruling that will result in refunds and future tax savings of tens of millions of dollars for Louisiana businesses.
New Orleans,  LA  U.S.A.

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  • Trials and Appeals
  • State and Local Taxation
Contact InfoTelephone: 504-582-8364
Fax: 504-589-8364
University University of Mississippi, B.A., 1987
Law SchoolTulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1990
Admitted1990, Maryland; 1992, District of Columbia; 1995, Louisiana
Memberships New Orleans, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; Maryland State Bar Association, Inc.

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First Circuit Declines Second Bite at Utelcom Apple
Jesse R. Adams,William M. Backstrom,Kathryn Scioneaux Friel, May 21, 2015
On Friday, the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal issued its highly-anticipated opinion in Cynthia Bridges, Secretary, Department of Revenue v. Polychim USA, Inc. In Polychim, the First Circuit considered whether the district court properly granted summary judgment in favor of the Louisiana...

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Jesse R. Adams, III

201 St. Charles Ave.
New OrleansLA 70170-5100


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