Wendy Brown Horton

Wendy Brown Horton: Attorney with Langley, Parks, Horton & Maxwell LLC


Wendy B. Horton represents clients in both Louisiana and Texas in multiple areas of law, including: trust and estate planning, tax law, state and federal securities law and compliance, corporate law, nonprofit law, succession and probate law, entity formation, corporate acquisitions and dispositions, closely held business law, and real estate law.

Articles, Publications, and Presentations

Presenter, Estate Administration from Start to Finish, National Business Institute Seminar, 2016
Presenter, Business Basics, Cohab, 2016
Co-Presenter, A Look Forward, A Look Back – Trusts & Estate Tax Update, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants – Shreveport Chapter, 2015
Co-Presenter, An Introduction to Estate Planning, Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier, 2015
Keynote Panel Speaker, Louisiana StartUp Prize, 2015
Author, “Electing Portability – It’s Not Too Late to File,” August 28, 2014.
Presenter, Maintaining an Ethical Balance in Probate Practice, National Business Institute Seminar, 2014
Presenter, Administering the Estate Effectively, National Business Institute Seminar, 2014
Presenter, Advising Your Business Clients: The Affordable Care Act, Society of Louisiana Certified Public
Accountants - Shreveport Chapter, 2014
Co-Presenter, Eggs, Bacon, and the Affordable Care Act, Kean Miller LLP Seminar, 2014
Co-Presenter, Estate and Tax Planning with Trusts, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants – Shreveport Chapter, 2014
Guest Lecturer, The UCC Meets the CISG, Pole Universitaire-Leonardo DeVinci, Paris, France, 2009
Presenter, Legal Considerations for Small Business Owners, Louisiana Small Business Development Center, 2009

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Business and Corporate
  • Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Successions
  • State and Local Taxation
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Law
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Successions
  • Probate Law
  • Entity Formation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Closely Held Business Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
318-383-3184  Phone
318-383-6405  Fax
University Attended:
Tulane University, B.A., cum laude, 2003
Law School Attended:
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2006; Southern Methodist University School of Law, LL.M., 2007
Year of First Admission:
2006, Louisiana; 2007, Texas
Member, Shreveport, Louisiana State, Texas State; Louisiana and Texas Young Lawyers Association; Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport
Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience: Representation of clients in the preparation of wills, trusts, family limited partnerships or limited liability companies, and other instruments to implement estate plans to minimize estate taxes and accomplish goals; Creation and implementation of comprehensive estate planning strategies, such as family investment entities, estate freeze transactions, and charitable donation planning; Represented numerous businesses in entity formation, shareholder or member agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and owner disputes; Representation of clients in the formation of 501(c)(3) charitable organizations and foundations,including application for tax exempt status with Internal Revenue Service; Served as in-house counsel with multiple Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission; Served as lead outside compliance consultant with multiple RIAs registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission

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