• University of Texas LL.B. (1958)
  • University of Texas B.A., Journalism (1955)

Richard A. Williams

Of Counsel
Phone:(501) 688.8802
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, Texas

Richard Williams is an Of Counsel member of the Business Practice Group.   He has represented sellers of large corporations in several of the largest actions of their type ever to occur in Arkansas.   Richard is among a select group of attorneys to have lectured at the N.Y.U. Federal Tax Institute, the most prestigious tax program in America.    He has also lectured in Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas and written articles for all of the major national tax journals.


  • Representation of professional corporations with respect to tax planning.
  • Representation of various real estate developers.
  • Preparation of complex estate plans involving corporate and partnership recapitalizations and multiple trusts.
  • Served as editor of Legal Economics, magazine published by the Section of Economics of Law Practice of the American Bar Association.


  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Fellow, Arkansas Bar Foundation Board
  • V.O.C.A.L.S.
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Former President, Central Arkansas Estate Council
  • Former Chairman, St. Vincent Development Foundation Board
  • Former Chairman, Easter Seals Society
  • Former Board Member, Museum of Discovery
  • Temple B'Nai Israel