Adam J. Fulkerson

LL.M. in Taxation

Business & Corporate
  • Advises clients on formation documents, corporate governance, employee benefit issues, and contract review.

Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Represents buyers and sellers of privately held companies in transactions ranging from $250k to $3 million. Recently represented the seller in a stock deal in which the seller sold all of the outstanding stock of a manufacturing company.

Tax Planning
  • Represents business owners and investors in all types of federal, state and local taxation matters.

Estate & Probate
  • Represents clients with the creation of trusts and the drafting of wills and powers of attorney. Represents clients during estate administration and probate matters.


Adam is a tax attorney who represents clients in all types of federal, state, and local taxation matters. A substantial part of Adam’s practice focuses on tax planning and the taxation of businesses, business owners and investors, with a particular emphasis on the taxation of pass through entities. .

A significant portion of Adam’s practice also focuses on structuring, negotiating, and drafting partnership, limited liability company and shareholder agreements, as well as counseling clients on choice of entity issues, corporate reorganizations, like-kind exchanges, deferred compensation arrangements, and the formation, acquisition, disposition and liquidation of business entities. In addition to representing for profit business entities, Adam also counsels tax-exempt organizations.

Adam also regularly counsels individuals on their estate planning needs and represents fiduciaries during the administration of trusts and estates.

  • Education
    • SMU Dedman School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, (2014)
    • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, (J.D. summa cum laude, 2010)
    • University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, (B.B.A., in Finance, summa cum laude, 2007)
  • Awards & Recongnition
    • “Tarrant County Top Attorneys – Taxation” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine (2013 – 2015)
    • Order of the Coif
  • Memberships
    • Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
    • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Court Admissions
    • Admitted to the Supreme Court of Texas (2010)
  • Community Involvement
    • Alliance for Children (2006 – 2007)
    • Leadership Fort Worth — Leading Edge Graduate, Class of 2012