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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New Legislation Expands Jurisdiction of Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals
Jesse R. Adams,Andre B. Burvant,Matthew A. Mantle,Justin B. Stone, July 1, 2014
On June 12, 2014, Governor Jindal signed into law HB 863 , which expands the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals (the "BTA") and changes a number of state and loca l tax procedures; most importantly, those regarding appeals of assessments and refund claim denials. The...

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Jesse R. Adams, III

201 St. Charles Ave.
New OrleansLA 70170-5100


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